Latest news

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. Landfill tax changes come into effect

    Landfill tax changes come into effect

    Landfill tax changes have now come into effect, with an increase in both rates of tax for waste disposed at landfill and new rules for those eligible for the lower rate.

  2. Monthly update: A positive year ahead for producers?

    Monthly update: A positive year ahead for producers?

    After volatile times for the PRN markets, could 2016 be a more positive year for producers?

  3. Doing something good with our extra day

    Doing something good with our extra day

    It only comes around once every four years, so we wanted to do something meaningful with our extra day this leap year.

  4. Budget 2016: Landfill tax decisions & packaging targets

    Budget 2016: Landfill tax decisions & packaging targets

    Waste crime measures & reductions to packaging recycling targets welcomed, but lack of support for renewable energy criticised.

  5. New guide addresses PRN transparency concerns

    New guide addresses PRN transparency concerns

    A new guide has been published to explain the UK's packaging recovery note system and addresses concerns over transparency.

  6. Packaging targets announcement expected in Budget

    Packaging targets announcement expected in Budget

    Compliance schemes and reprocessors are eagerly awaiting today's Spring Budget, expecting a decision on whether plastic and glass packaging recycling targets will be amended.

  7. Cutting red tape reform for waste sector

    Cutting red tape reform for waste sector

    The government has identified areas of reform for the waste industry in its bid to save UK businesses from the cost of regulation.

  8. Biscuit company pays for packaging regulations oversight

    Biscuit company pays for packaging regulations oversight

    A multinational biscuit company pays for an oversight that saw the company failing to comply with the packaging waste regulations.

  9. Data reveals steady growth in the electrical and electronic industry

    Data reveals steady growth in the electrical and electronic industry

    Latest figures on the amount waste electrical and electronic equipment collected and EEE placed on the market in 2015 have been published by the Environment Agency, revealing steady growth in the industry.

  10. Record PRN trading month for Clarity

    Record PRN trading month for Clarity

    Our PRN trading team is used to being busy in January, with the compliance year overlap, but January 2016 broke all previous trading records for a single month.

  11. Waste export portal launching in spring

    Waste export portal launching in spring

    The Environment Agency is launching an online portal that is aimed at reducing the processing time for waste exports and improving accuracy.

  12. WEEE collect and recovery tender launched

    WEEE collect and recovery tender launched

    An EU project has launched a tender to explore the commercial opportunities for recovering raw materials from waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).

  13. Wood recyclers urged to respond to fire guidance consultation

    Wood recyclers urged to respond to fire guidance consultation

    The Wood Recyclers Association has raised concerns over the Environment Agency guidance on fire prevention plans, urging members to respond to the consultation.

  14. Recycling firm handed record confiscation order

    Recycling firm handed record confiscation order

    A Scottish recycling firm has been handed a record confiscation order for licence breaches.

  15. Take-back scheme launched for end-of-life cars

    Take-back scheme launched for end-of-life cars

    A free take-back scheme has been launched to ensure the recovery of all end-of-life cars.

Latest news

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A network of UK environmental professional bodies has called on the House of Lords to take crucial environmental considerations into account as they scrutinise the EU Withdrawal Bill.…

Celebrating 100 years: Introducing the great women in our business

With this month marking 100 years since the first women were given the right to vote, we have celebrated the women that are instrumental in ensuring our business is a success.…

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