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WRAP Cymru report reveals value of reused products

WRAP Cymru has highlighted the vital role reusing products can make in achieving a circular economy.

In a new report, Preparing for Re-use: A Roadmap for a Paradigm Shift in Wales, WRAP Cymru pointed to product leasing, remanufacturing, ...

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Public frustrated with complex recycling finds NIC report

The public is becoming frustrated with the complexity of recycling despite overall support, says a new National Infrastructure Assessment report.

Published by the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC), the report said the UK must take ...


Starbucks introduces 5p paper cup charge in UK stores

Coffee chain Starbucks has announced it will roll out a 5p paper cup charge across its 950 UK stores.

Though rejected by government, Starbucks decided to introduce a latte levy after a three-month London trial showed a 126% uplift in the ...


Landfill gate fees expected to increase

Local authorities and waste contractors should expect to see increases in landfill gate fees in future years as available landfill capacity reduces, says WRAP’s annual gate fee report.

Now in its eleventh year, the report summarised ...






Herefordshire company fined for illegally dumping waste

John Jones Civil Engineering Company and Groundworks has been ordered to pay £100,000 for illegally depositing waste.

This includes the company’s prosecution cost of £50,000 as well as the fine of £50,000. The Environmental Agency brought ...


Off-shore recycling scheme launched off Devon Coast

Off-shore recycling scheme Till the Coast is Clear has launched a plastic fishing boat off the shore of the Salcombe.

The boat was part of their aim to reduce the impact of plastic waste on wildlife and the environment of the South ...

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