New taskforce launched to crack down on waste gangs
A new taskforce has been launched that is dedicated to tackling serious and organised waste crime. Waste crime, such as...
‘At long last the government appears to be getting serious about tackling England’s vast mountains of waste’ Businesses in England may be forced to foot the bill for recycling or disposing their packaging waste under a landmark government strategy. Currently taxpayers by way of local councils must pay the £1bn it costs to process thisread more
Starting next month (February) residents of the Channel Island of Guernsey will be required to purchase payment stickers as part of a new ‘pay-as-you-throw’ (PAYT) scheme for residual waste. These payment stickers must be placed on all residual waste put out for collection by households, States of Guernsey has said. From February, all households inread more
Just 9% of the global economy’s materials are re-used annually, according to a new report by impact organisation Circle Economy. Launched at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, The Circularity Gap Report 2019, found most governments barely consider circular economy measures. Around 62% of global greenhouse gas emissions, excluding land useread more