‘Unbelievable’ rise in glass other PRNs
The second quarter of 2020 saw 135,220 packaging recovery notes (PRNs) issued for glass other: an exceptionally strong performance, and...
The Mayor of London has abandoned moves for a judicial review over planning approval for Cory Riverside Energy to build a second energy from waste (EfW) facility. In April the Planning Inspectorate approved Cory’s plans for an 800,000 tonne EfW plant in south east London. The new plant is proposed alongside an existing Cory EfWread more
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has published two policy papers covering its monitoring and evaluation work on the Resources and Waste Strategy for England. And, in them there is a warning that a “substantial amount of material” is going into residual waste when it should be handled higher up the waste hierarchy.read more
A halt to inspections of recyclables destined for reprocessing in Indonesia starting from this Saturday, 23 November, is fuelling the view that the waste paper market is facing a “crisis” situation in December. Baltic Control, the inspection agency for the Indonesian Ministry for Environment and its customs authority, has advised that from 23 November itread more
Strong warnings are being sounded by the UK’s recovered paper sector that rebates to retailers and local authorities are having to be slashed for used cardboard. And the concerns come as the paper division president of the global trade association BIR, has described the situation as a “crisis”, asking “when will it end?”. Some inread more