Defra has stated that although the content of the consultation has been completed, it is now unlikely to be published for public comment before June.
If you are a producer or distributor of WEEE you will be affected by future Extended Producer Responsibility change. This includes manufacturers, re-branders, importers, distance sellers and retailers. Make sure your business is prepared.
The consultation, the remit of which covers all four devolved administrations, could make digital waste tracking compulsory via powers granted in the Environment Act 2021.
There have been concerns raised in parliament over definitions used for the tax that do not align with those used in the existing packaging producer responsibility regulations.
Signatories of the statement calling for a legally binding United Nations treaty to tackle plastic pollution include Nestlé, Coca Cola and Unilever.
You will be affected by batteries Extended Producer Responsibility changes if you are a producer or distributor of batteries in the UK. Make sure you stay informed.
Data up to March 2021 reveals the total household recycling rate dropped to 43.8% in England whilst it increased to the highest ever level in Wales.
The plastic packaging tax will directly affect producers of packaging that is predominantly plastic by weight with less than 30% recycled content - are you ready?
The DRS is set to be implemented in Scotland in 2023 with England following in 2024. All producers of in-scope drink containers will be required to meet a collection target set by government. Are you affected?