Waste Producers

13th February 2018
UK Faces Paper Pile-Up Under China’s New Rules

UK Faces Paper Pile-Up Under China’s New Rules

As well as the focus on plastics, the UK is facing a potential paper crisis, and piles of paper are already building up as China’s new rules come into force, according to a UK-basd paper recycling company. Simon Mountain, commercial technical director … Continue reading

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5th January 2018
Organisations Respond To The EAC’s Calls For A “Latte Levy”

Organisations Respond To The EAC’s Calls For A “Latte Levy”

A number of waste and resources organisations, including CIWM, have this morning responded to calls from the Environmental Audit Committee for a 25p levy on disposable coffee cups, in its latest report, “Disposable Packaging: Coffee Cups”. CIWM would like to … Continue reading

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5th January 2018
Environmental Audit Committee Calls On Government For “Latte Levy”

Environmental Audit Committee Calls On Government For “Latte Levy”

The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has called on the Government to introduce a 25p “latte levy” on disposable coffee cups and for all coffee cups to be recycled by 2023.  In its latest report – “Disposable Packaging: Coffee Cups” the … Continue reading

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4th January 2018
Beating Landfill Tax Evasion, Fighting Waste Crime

Beating Landfill Tax Evasion, Fighting Waste Crime

Judith Kelly OBE, HMRC’s Deputy Director of Environmental Tax Policy, sets out how HMRC is cracking down on Landfill Tax evasion, and working with other enforcement agencies to tackle waste crime.   Since the launch of our Landfill Tax Compliance … Continue reading

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2nd January 2018
EAC Report Looks To Turn Back The Tide Of Plastic Waste

EAC Report Looks To Turn Back The Tide Of Plastic Waste

In a report launched before Christmas, the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) called for the introduction of a UK-wide deposit return scheme for plastic bottles, as well as a requirement to provide free drinking water in public premises, and to make … Continue reading

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26th December 2017
Huge Potential To Increase Recycling, Says ZWS Report

Huge Potential To Increase Recycling, Says ZWS Report

Almost two-thirds of waste that ends up in non-recyclable waste bins in Scottish households could have been recycled, according to a new Zero Waste Scotland report. The report, The Composition of Household Waste at the Kerbside, shows that, on average, … Continue reading

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22nd December 2017
Green Rewards Donates Over £75,000 To Local Charities

Green Rewards Donates Over £75,000 To Local Charities

UK sustainability engagement schemes, Green Rewards, has donated over £75,000 to charity this year on behalf of its members. Green Rewards works with a number of corporate, local authority and university clients to provide bespoke services to engage and reward … Continue reading

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29th November 2017
Less Than One In Three Young UK Consumers Recycle, Says Survey

Less Than One In Three Young UK Consumers Recycle, Says Survey

A new survey commissioned by PlasticsEurope and RECOUP has revealed that there is a lack of awareness about recycling amongst the 18-24 age group, with less than a third of young people in the UK recycling plastics. The survey had more … Continue reading

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