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  • EU waste generation fell in 2014, data suggests

    In 2014, each EU generated roughly 475kg of municipal waste each, with around 44% recycled or composted, latest data issued by European stats body Eurostat has revealed. Read more

  • New Duty of Care Code of Practice

    The duty of care legislation makes provision for the safe management of waste to protect human health and the environment. Read more

  • Seasonal News

    How many Easter eggs are you buying this year? How many will you receive? It’s thought on average, children in the UK receive 8 eggs each, and over 80 million eggs in total will be eaten across the ... Read more

  • Budget 2016: Packaging targets and landfill changes confirmed

    The Treasury has confirmed that the packaging recycling target for plastics is to be reduced from its current level, whilst also outlining plans to press ahead with changes to the Landfill Communities... Read more

  • Recycling Rules’ will seek to answer bottle cap question

    A communications initiative aimed at clearing common areas of confusion around recyclable materials is expected to be unveiled by WRAP this summer – part of ongoing work to improve consistency of co... Read more