2nd July 2018
Welsh Ban On Microbeads Comes Into Force

Welsh Ban On Microbeads Comes Into Force

A ban on plastic microbeads in “rinse-off’ personal care products came into force in Wales this weekend. The ban will make it an offence to manufacture or supply any rinse-off personal care product which contain the microbeads. A microbead is … Continue reading

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29th June 2018
Wales Leading The Way Towards Becoming A Circular Economy

Wales Leading The Way Towards Becoming A Circular Economy

A study of the UK nations’ progress in adopting policies to become ‘circular economies’ has found that Wales scores above the rest of the UK. Of 16 key indicators used in the study, Wales was found to meet 14 of … Continue reading

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20th June 2018
Wales Publishes Responses To Natural Resources Consultation

Wales Publishes Responses To Natural Resources Consultation

The Welsh Government has published a summary of responses to its consultation on the Sustainable Management of Natural Resources (SMNR), with the Environment Minister saying there is general support for delivering a sustainable management of Wales’ natural resources. The Welsh … Continue reading

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7th June 2018
WRAP Cymru Sets Out Plan For Welsh Plastics Route Map

WRAP Cymru Sets Out Plan For Welsh Plastics Route Map

WRAP Cymru has published “Towards a Route Map for Plastic Recycling: Creating Circularity for Plastics in Wales”, which sets out a plan for the forthcoming plastics route map for the country. Wales is facing a number of significant challenges concerning … Continue reading

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5th June 2018
Free Drinking Water Along Wales Coast Path To Tackle Plastic Pollution

Free Drinking Water Along Wales Coast Path To Tackle Plastic Pollution

Free public access to drinking water will be available at key communities along the Wales Coast path, under Welsh Government plans to improve access to drinking water in public places across Wales to help reduce the use of single use … Continue reading

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14th May 2018
Latest MF Data Shows Increase In Input Material

Latest MF Data Shows Increase In Input Material

The thirteenth publication of data under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (Schedule 9) shows total tonnage of mixed material entering the MFs in both England and Wales has increased. The data relegates to the reporting period October-December … Continue reading

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8th May 2018
Retailers Call For Clarity On DRS Proposals In Wales

Retailers Call For Clarity On DRS Proposals In Wales

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has welcomed the Welsh Government’s announcement that it will seek to work towards a UK-wide deposit return system (DRS) in Wales. ACS is calling for detailed consideration of the role that retailers can play … Continue reading

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8th May 2018
Wales Announces £15m Funding To “Improve Recycling Collection Systems”

Wales Announces £15m Funding To “Improve Recycling Collection Systems”

The Welsh Government will today (8 May) announce an additional £15m of capital funding to further improve local authority recycling collection systems and infrastructure, including for plastics. Plans will also be announced for Wales to be the World’s first “Refill … Continue reading

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