Category Archives: Waste

World Enviroment Day – 5 June 2018


In just over two week’s time, this year’s World Environment Day (5 June 2018) will start and will provide an opportunity for each of us to embrace the many ways that we can help to combat plastic pollution around the … Continue reading

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


As reported in an earlier article (Waste Carrier, Broker and Dealer registration renewals due after 25 March 2018), the Environment Agency has identified an issue in relation to their current online registration system, which does not allow customers who have registered … Continue reading

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CONSULTATION: Waste Crime & Householder Duty of Care


The consultation is aimed at tackling crime and poor performance in the waste sector, which has long suffered from poor compliance rates and illegal waste sites, fly-tipping and other forms of criminal activity. The consultation is divided into three sections: … Continue reading

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DRAFT REGULATIONS: The Waste Enforcement (England and Wales) Regulations 2018


In its recent publication: A Green Future: Our 25 Year Plan to Improve the Environment, the UK Government has made a commitment to crack down on waste crime. For further information on the 25 Year Plan, please read my earlier … 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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