European Commission adopts compulsory environmental reporting measures
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The UK operates under a number of EU imposed targets related to the Landfill Directive, the Waste Framework Directive and the Packaging Directive.
The release of the landfill tax data for the final quarter of 2012 is a timely reminder that from 1 April, the standard rate of landfill tax rises by £8 to £72/tonne.
The challenge into the legality of the government’s interpretation of ‘separate collection’ of recyclables appears to be over following the judge’s verdict in the Judicial Review.
Under the Waste Framework Directive, the Government is required, by the end of 2013, to have produced a national Waste Prevention Plan.
Despite its unquestionable contribution to society, plastics packaging still gets a bad press and is under significant pressure for the environmental impact it causes as waste.
As Part of our on-going commitment to local charity Keep Wales Tidy; DS Smith Recycling recently attended and sponsored an award at their annual Tidy Wales Awards.
Press statement: DS Smith has re-affirmed its commitment to drive up recycling standards after the latest Judicial Review for segregating waste ruled in favour of the Welsh Government and Defra’s...