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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. Clarity WEEE Recycling partner announces merger

    Clarity WEEE Recycling partner announces merger

    Clarity WEEE Recycling partner, Blackmore IT, has announced a merger with Ricotech Ltd, reinforcing its position in the UK secure asset disposal market.

  2. Latest WEEE data shows continued increase in collections

    Latest WEEE data shows continued increase in collections

    The latest figures outlining the amount of EEE placed on the market and WEEE collected for the third quarter of 2015 have been published, showing further increase in collections.

  3. Clarity passes latest ISO audit

    Clarity passes latest ISO audit

    We are delighted to have passed our latest ISO audit, demonstrating our continued commitment to achieving excellence and sustainability.

  4. Defra publishes new definition for RDF

    Defra publishes new definition for RDF

    Defra has published an official definition of refuse derived fuel (RDF). The new definition, which has taken a year to develop, will be trialled for six months from early next year.

  5. Q3 packaging data leads to significant rise in PRN prices

    Q3 packaging data leads to significant rise in PRN prices

    The PRN market has responded to the release of the Q3 packaging data, with some grades seeing significant price rises.

  6. Battery recycling costs expected to rise

    Battery recycling costs expected to rise

    Battery recycling costs are expected to rise higher than previously estimated, as a result of the reclassification of waste batteries.

  7. Open letter makes the case for recovering energy from waste

    Open letter makes the case for recovering energy from waste

    CEWEP has written an open letter urging the European Commission to set ambitious targets in the new Circular Economy Package to divert recyclable and recoverable waste from landfill.

  8. New rules tackle waste crime

    New rules tackle waste crime

    Defra has introduced new rules to tackle waste crime, making it easier for regulators to take action.

  9. Clarity comments on Q3 packaging recycling data

    Clarity comments on Q3 packaging recycling data

    With reported problems in the recovery, steel, plastic and aluminium markets, buyers and sellers have been waiting in anticipation for the latest packaging recycling data.

  10. Flytipping of white goods increases

    Flytipping of white goods increases

    The number of white goods being flytipped has continued to increase over the last three years, according to latest figures, with a rise of 25% in 2014/15.

  11. Have your say on compliance fee proposals

    Have your say on compliance fee proposals

    The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) is seeking views on proposals for the 2015 compliance fee.

  12. Industry calls for changes to the PRN system

    Industry calls for changes to the PRN system

    Concerns about the stability and transparency of the packaging recovery note (PRN) system have been raised in response to a government consultation.

  13. Communications Manager returns from maternity leave

    Communications Manager returns from maternity leave

    After eight months away from the office, Clarity Environmental's Communications Manager, Lucy Brooks, has returned from maternity leave. Lucy is excited to be back, catching up on the latest news and the developments in the sector so far this year.

  14. City task force set to tackle waste crime

    City task force set to tackle waste crime

    To tackle the increasing cost of littering, fly tipping and disposing of business waste in communal bins, Brighton and Hove City council is proposing to employ a contractor to provide an eduction and enforcement programme.

  15. Expansion in plastic recycling capacity predicted

    Expansion in plastic recycling capacity predicted

    Up to 300 new sorting plants for plastic wastes will be commissioned across Europe by 2025 according to a new study. Meanwhile at RWM discussion focussed on market challenges faced by UK plastics recyclers.

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