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Brexit Briefing: Weekly Media Summary – 23 February 2018


This Friday’s edition of the Brexit Briefing is part of the series of posts to highlight articles published in the media covering Brexit from an environmental perspective. The articles are presented in chronological order with the most recent articles first. … Continue reading

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IAF Requirements for the Migration to ISO 45001:2018 from OHSAS 18001:2007


In preparation for the publication of ISO 45001:2018 later on 12 March 2018, the International Accreditation Forum (IAF), which represents the world association of Conformity Assessment Accreditation Bodies and other bodies interested in conformity assessment, has published its “road-map” for a … Continue reading

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CONSULTATION: Evaluation of the EU Waste Shipment Regulation


As part of the process foreseen in Article 60(2a) of Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 on shipments of waste (Waste Shipment Regulation), it calls upon the European Commission to carry out a review of this Regulation by the end of 31 … Continue reading

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Withdrawal of the UK & EU rules for the use of the EU waste law


Ever since the United Kingdom submitted its notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union (29 March 2017), the status of EU legislation upon withdrawal as been hotly debated. … Continue reading

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Guide to improving waste management in the domestic rented sector


A guide has been launched by Resource London and the London Environment Directors Network (LEDNET), which identifies a number of areas in which London Boroughs can work more effectively with tenants and landlords to tackle waste management problems in the … Continue reading

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Waste Carrier, Broker and Dealer registration renewals due after 25 March 2018


Most business collecting and handling waste will be aware that there is a legal requirement for Waste Carriers, Brokers and Dealers to register with the Environment Agency (for England) & with the other Environment Agencies in the devolved administrations. The … Continue reading

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Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases (Amendment) Regulations 2018


In a recent UK Consultation, Defra asked for feedback on the subject of Introducing civil penalties for infringements of the Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases Regulation in October 2017. It should be remembered that the civil penalties are part of a package … Continue reading

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