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MRF gate fees fall, reports WRAP

MRF (materials recycling facility) gate fees have continued to fall, according to WRAP’s annual gate fees report that was published this week.




Waste sector cuts emissions by 64%

The waste industry has cut greenhouse gas emissions by more than any other sector, but could do more with stronger incentives from government according to a new report by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC).




Recovery of rare earths and precious metals from WEEE

With all the coverage of rare earths being strategic to the European economy, as well as their recent high prices, there is considerable focus on whether recovering these resources from recycled materials could represent an economic alternative to sourcing them from China, writes Peter Willis, ...



Calls for evidence on WEEE costs

Concerns have been expressed that producers are paying too much to comply with the waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) regulations. BIS asks WEEE compliance schemes for data in response to the concerns.






Calls for evidence on WEEE costs

David Adams of Clarity Environmental looks at concerns that producers are paying too much to comply with the waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) regulations.





UK gets beverage carton recycling facility

An agreement has been signed between the Alliance for Beverage Cartons & the Environment (ACE) UK and paper and packaging producer, Sonoco Alcove to establish the UK's only beverage carton reprocessing facility in West Yorkshire.






Scotland unveils £900,000 fund

A trial is being launched by Zero Waste Scotland which aims to see money being given back for returning empty cans and bottles.



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