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ESA opposes proposed Defra WEEE collection targets

The Environmental Services Association (ESA) has opposed Defra's proposals to reduce 2018 WEEE collection targets.

Following a consultation, Defra suggested a drop in collection targets for 2018 of 14% compared to 2017, from a target of ...

Welsh government considers 80% recycling target

The Welsh government is considering setting an 80% recycling target for its municipal waste by 2035, according to Hannah Blythyn, Welsh Minister for Environment.

Speaking at the CIWM Resource Conference Cymru, Blythyn announced that the ...

Veolia opens new St Helens glass recycling facility

A new glass recycling facility in St Helens has been opened by Knauf Insulation and Veolia.

Over 60,000 tonnes of used glass bottles and jars will be collected and turned into energy-saving glass mineral wool insulation. The facility will ...

North Yorkshire waste plant declared open

Allerton Waste Recovery Park in North Yorkshire has been declared fully operational.

Operated by Amey, the waste plant will transform 320,000 tonnes of waste from households in North Yorkshire and York into enough power for at least ...

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