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EA data shows increase in waste management

The Environment Agency’s annual data for permitted waste management activities indicates the total tonnages of waste managed in England in 2016 increased in comparison to the previous year. The data, released today (6 September), shows that 203 million tonnes of waste was managed last year, compared to 191.1 million tonnes managed in 2015. Waste Management […]

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MRF quality report shows little change in ‘target’

Data on the quality of material received at materials recycling facilities (MRFs) for the first quarter of 2017 shows that the volume of ‘target’ material received at facilities has remained relatively static at close to 87%. Published on WRAP’s Materials Facility Reporting Portal this week the data charts the volume of ‘target’ and ‘non-target’ material […]

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Eunomia reaffirms residual waste findings

Research firm Eunomia has reaffirmed the findings of its 12th Issue Residual Waste Infrastructure Review (RWIR), which found that the UK is heading towards an overcapacity of waste plants. The Bristol-based consultancy has responded to criticism of its report and ‘backed up’ its RWIR with ‘straightforward’ figures. Chart shows Eunomia’s forecasts for residual waste decline: […]

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Diversion tactics

Achieving a goal of zero waste-to-landfill should be high on the agenda for all companies, but what does this mean? According to The Carbon Trust, over a quarter of the more than 30 million tonnes of waste generated each year in the UK is still being sent to landfill. If the environmental damage this causes […]

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Defra review backs PRN system

A review of the PRN and packaging recycling system in the UK has found in favour of retaining the current scheme. Carried out by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and published on 7 July 2017, the review has been signed off by Defra economist John Walsh, and recommends “to keep” the regulations. […]

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