Former PM Candidate and Energy Secretary to Take Charge of Environment 2016-07-14 14:50:42 Brexit Reshuffle - Andrea Leadsom New Defra Minister In the past hour Andrea Leadsom has been appointed as Secretary of State for the Department of Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) in new Prime Minister, Theresa May's cabinet. read more ... Little Mention of Waste Management Issues in Document 2016-02-23 15:12:07 CIWM: Defra Five Year Plan a Missed Opportunity for Waste The UK’s Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has lambasted the Defra’s recently published Single Departmental Plan: 2015 to 2020, for its lack of reference to waste and resource management, as well as wider climate change issues. read more ... Food Waste Collections Also Under the Spotlight 2016-02-12 11:53:52 WRAP led Project to Examine Recycling Collections in England Moves to Phase II The UK’s Waste & Resources Action Programme has begun the second phase of its cross industry project to examine ways to bring greater consistency to household waste and recycling collections in England. read more ... Association Responds to Defra Over Hazardous Waste Strategy in England 2016-02-11 17:14:08 ESA Calls on Tougher Implementation of Hazardous Waste Regulations UK trade association, the Environmental Services Association (ESA) has called for stronger implementation of the government’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs’ (Defra) Hazardous Waste Strategy. read more ... MSW Sent to Landfill Falls to 18m tonnes 2016-01-26 15:53:09 Defra Statistics UK RDF Exports Soar as Recycling Rates Stagnate Household waste generation rises by 3.3% to 26.8m tonnes, RDF exports hit nearly 2.4m tonnes and recycling rate creeps up to 44.8%, according to UK government statistical compendium for waste and resources. read more ... Funds to Support Phase 2 of ‘Right Waste, Right Place’ Campaign 2016-01-08 09:43:31 Year Long Campaign to Tackle Waste Crime Backed by CIWM & ESA As the New Year comes into full swing, the UK’s Chartered Institute of Wastes Management (CIWM) has launched a coordinated 12 month campaign to tackle the financial and environmental cost of waste crime. read more ... Aims to Improve Quality & Quantity of Recyclate 2015-11-12 12:23:12 WRAP Led Group to Improve Consistency for Recycling Collections in England WRAP has brought local authorities, waste management contractors, recyclers, producers and retailers together to discuss the possible options for creating greater consistency in household recycling in England and to develop recommendations to present to Defra later this month. read more ...
Loading ...