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In this section you will find all the news from Clarity Environmental. Read the latest developments from all of the divisions of our business and get updates on news from across the industry.

  1. Be a bit greener this Black Friday

    Be a bit greener this Black Friday

    With Black Friday offers encouraging us to trade in our old electronic goods for the latest bigger, shinier version, we help eager consumers to go green this festive period.

  2. Government to consult on new regulatory body

    Government to consult on new regulatory body

    Michael Gove has announced plans for a new, independent regulatory body for environmental standards.

  3. Waste and resource sector high risk in Brexit tracker

    Waste and resource sector high risk in Brexit tracker

    A coalition of NGOs is monitoring the environmental impacts of the UK leaving the EU and has raised the risk to the waste and resource sector.

  4. Q3 packaging recycling data leads to plastic price drop

    Q3 packaging recycling data leads to plastic price drop

    The provisional packaging recycling and export data for Q3 has been published on the National Packaging Waste Database (NPWD), revealing positive results for most grades and a stronger than expected return for plastic.

  5. Supermarket chain tops packaging offenders list

    Supermarket chain tops packaging offenders list

    According to Environment Agency data, 24 companies received civil sanctions between January and August 2017 for failing to register as obligated producers, or to take reasonable steps to recycle packaging waste.

  6. Defra launches Open Scope consultation

    Defra launches Open Scope consultation

    Defra has launched its Open Scope consultation, which will lead to a change in the way some types of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) are classified.

  7. New code of practice for RDF market

    New code of practice for RDF market

    A new code of practice for the RDF market has been published by a group of industry representatives.

  8. Call for evidence on deposit return scheme

    Call for evidence on deposit return scheme

    Environment Secretary Michael Gove has launched a call for evidence on how a reward and return scheme for plastic, metal and glass drinks containers could improve recycling rates.

  9. Clarity donates to pirate walk charity event

    Clarity donates to pirate walk charity event

    As a proud supporter of local charities, we were delighted to donate to the Adur Special Needs Project (ASNP) as they held their first annual sponsored walk.

  10. Scotland waste to landfill drops by 11 per cent

    Scotland waste to landfill drops by 11 per cent

    The total amount of waste being sent to landfill in Scotland has dropped by an impressive 465,000 tonnes, according to data from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)

  11. Industry sets black plastic packaging challenge

    Industry sets black plastic packaging challenge

    A cross-industry packaging recycling group has committed to finding a solution that will enable the recycling of all black plastic packaging by the end of 2018.

  12. BBC highlights illegal e-waste dumping

    BBC highlights illegal e-waste dumping

    The BBC is tackling the issue of illegal dumping of electronic waste in a documentary that sees presenter Reggie Yates travel to 'the most toxic place on earth'.

  13. UK in the dark about the benefits of recycling

    UK in the dark about the benefits of recycling

    A quarter of UK residents fail to see the direct benefit of recycling, according to new figures launched to mark the beginning of Recycle Week.

  14. New landfill tax measures tackle rogue waste operators

    New landfill tax measures tackle rogue waste operators

    Rogue waste operators will have to pay landfill tax from 1 April, HM Revenue and Customs has announced.

  15. Coffee cup inquiry relaunched

    Coffee cup inquiry relaunched

    The Environmental Audit Committee is relaunching an inquiry into the impact of disposable coffee cups and plastic bottles on the environment.

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