Packaging and packaging waste: introducing Extended Producer Responsibility

We want to know what you think about our plans to introduce an Extended Producer Responsibility scheme for packaging. This will mean that packaging producers will pay the full cost of managing packaging once it becomes waste. This will encourage producers to use less packaging and use more recyclable materials, reducing the amount of hard … Read more

Updating the UK plan for shipments of waste

The¬†UK Plan for Shipments of Waste¬†implements the UK government policy of self-sufficiency in waste disposal, by prohibiting imports and exports of waste to and from the UK for disposal. This policy is subject to some limited exceptions which are outlined in the UK Plan. The UK Plan was last updated in 2012. The UK Plan … Read more