More Integrated Approach to Waste Infrastructure Needed 2017-04-12 14:59:37 Align Planning System with Circular Economy Aims Urges ESA The Environmental Services Association has published a report in which it sets out a number of recommendations to more closely align the planning system with the strategic objectives of the Circular Economy. read more ... R&WUK Urges Government to Take Opportunity to Join Up Environmental Legislation 2017-01-06 12:04:46 Post Brexit Environmental Report Welcomed by Waste & Resource Industry A report by the UK Parliament’s the Environmental Audit Committee has highlighted a number of serious issues which have implications across the environmental agenda in the wake of the Brexit vote. read more ... Infrastructure Focus Welcomed But Don’t Overlook Climate Change 2016-11-24 14:22:43 UK Government Urged to Consider Benefits of Resource Industry in Wake of Autumn Statement As part of his Autumn Statement, the UK’s chancellor of the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond has said that the government accepted that the National Infrastructure Commission’s Economic infrastructure, including for waste, is crucial for the economy and for people’s daily lives. read more ... ESA Responds by Highlighting Increased Recycling Rate 2016-08-23 13:50:13 BBC Report: Contamination in Kerbside Recycling Collections Up The amount of waste being rejected from kerbside recycling collections in the UK has risen from 184,000 tonnes in 2011/12 to 338,000 tonnes in 2014/15, according to a report by the BBC today. read more ... Committee Slams Reports as Self Serving & Myth Peddling 2016-05-26 14:11:45 LARAC Slams Reports on Food Waste Collections & Transparency in Council Decisions The UK’s Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee has dismissed the recent REA report on food waste collections as self-serving and an ESA report as myth peddling. read more ... Resourcing the Future 2016 to Debate Brexit 2016-04-08 13:17:12 Conference: What the EU Circular Economy Package Could Mean for UK UK trade associations, the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management, the Environmental Services Association and the Resource Association, are to hold a two day event to explore what the Circular Economy means for the UK waste industry. 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 ...
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