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Promoting Reuse or Promoting Recycling?

17 Dec 2018 |
Stephen Bates. Envirocomms

Results from a pilot campaign EnviroComms delivered in the northern part of Cyprus in 2016/17 suggests there to be some validity to this idea.

100 Days until Brexit: What next for environmental policy?

14 Dec 2018 |
Paul Taylor, CEO at FCC Environment

On 19th December, Britain’s exit from the EU will be only 100 days away. We are all aware that this will have critical implications for businesses currently operating in the UK. For the waste industry, this will mean a complete overhaul of environmental policy, given that most of our current legislation is derived from the EU.   It is therefore unsurprising that in the last few months, the Government has focused almost solely on the Brexit negotiation process. It is, of course, imperative that we secure the right deal for Britain, and that Britain’s exit from the EU is as smooth as possible.

Shropshire based wheeled bin manufacturer, Craemer UK, are members of the local Environmental group, BESST (Business Environmental Support Scheme for Telford) and were recently nominated alongside many other credible organisations for a BESST Sustainable Business Award.

Yesterday we submitted our response to the Defra consultation Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipments (Amendment) Regulations - Regulatory Triage Assessment.  The consultation closes today, 6th December.

Naughty or nice?

4 Dec 2018 |
Carole Taylor, LARAC Chair

Has he been? I’m beginning to think that the waste industry is on Santa’s naughty list as the long awaited strategy has yet to be delivered, and also starting to wonder if it will be here in time for Christmas, let alone 2018.