MPs call for net-zero carbon emissions target by 2050
The UK will end its contribution to global warming within 30 years if it sets a new target to reduce...
The UK will end its contribution to global warming within 30 years if it sets a new target to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, says the Committee on Climate Change (CCC). Achieving a ‘net-zero’ target by the middle of the century is in line with the UK’s commitment under the Parisread more
WRAP and OPRL (On-Pack Recycling Label) have announced a new partnership to reach the UK’s recycling targets. At least 70% of the UK’s packaging must be recycled by 2030, according to targets set out by the Circular Economy Package. The partnership will focus on providing consistent messaging on-pack to reduce confusion and improving the qualityread more
Cross-party MPs have backed an early day motion calling for a complete ban on plastic waste exports to the developing world. This follows warnings from the National Audit Office (NA) that millions of tonnes of plastic waste exported by the UK to developing nations ends up in landfill or as ocean litter. Liberal Democrat Tomread more