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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. New fund for business/local authority recycling promotions

    New fund for business/local authority recycling promotions

    WRAP have launched a fund to support communications campaigns promoting recycling between local authorities and partners across the business and charity sectors.

  2. European Trade association want 45% plastics recycling

    European Trade association want 45% plastics recycling

    Trade association PlasticsEurope is calling for 45% plastics recycling by 2025 and a landfill ban on recyclable and other recoverable post-consumer waste by 2025.

  3. Clarity welcome WEEE focus in WRAP five year plan

    Clarity welcome WEEE focus in WRAP five year plan

    The 1 billion pounds' worth of unused electrical and electronic goods in UK homes is one of three areas of waste to be targeted by the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP). Today they launched their five year plan to tackle the environmental impact of resource use.

  4. Plastics Industry Recycling Plan supports PRN and PERN reform

    Plastics Industry Recycling Plan supports PRN and PERN reform

    A new Plastics Industry Recycling Plan has been launched by the Plastics 2020 consortium and WRAP. The plan aims to provide a strategy for reducing the amount of recyclable plastic reaching landfill and achieving the UK government target for recycling plastic packaging.

  5. Clarity WEEE recycling partner shortlisted for business award

    Clarity WEEE recycling partner shortlisted for business award

    WEEE waste management company, and Recycle with Clarity partner, Intelligent Waste Management, is on the shortlist for Small Business of the Year at the South Coast Business Awards.

  6. Aluminium PRN shortfall means price rise

    Aluminium PRN shortfall means price rise

    Changes in aluminium packaging recovery protocols have led to a drop in the number of packaging recovery evidence notes (PRN) notes being issued, and have created market uncertainty. Clarity's Commercial Manager Chris Taylor comments.

  7. Growth predicted for RDF market

    Growth predicted for RDF market

    While the UK works to develop waste treatment infrastructure to replace landfill and reach recovery targets, the export market for refuse derived fuel (RDF) continues to grow. However a recent market analysis from ENDS predicts sharp growth in the UK energy from waste sector in coming years.

  8. EU consulting on functioning of waste markets

    EU consulting on functioning of waste markets

    The recycling and recovery of waste across the EU is very likely being affected by possible market distortions caused by regulation according to the European Commission. To address this they have launched a consultation seeking views of business, ngos and consumers on the functioning of waste markets.

  9. Landfill tax generates £1.1 billion

    Landfill tax generates £1.1 billion

    This week the Office of National Statistics revealed that £ 1.1 billion of the £ 44.6 billion collected in environmental taxes in 2014 came from landfill tax.

  10. Advisory Committee on Packaging drafting packaging contamination guidance

    Advisory Committee on Packaging drafting packaging contamination guidance

    The government's Advisory Committee on Packaging has gathered views on how to better account for contamination when claiming recycling credits under the producer responsibility regime. They plan to submit draft guidance to the environment agencies.

  11. Cases highlight the cost of permit breaches

    Cases highlight the cost of permit breaches

    Incidents reported during May have highlighted the cost of non compliance with environmental permitting as operators outside the law faced closure and jail.

  12. Steel packaging recycling hits a European high

    Steel packaging recycling hits a European high

    Latest figures show that steel packaging recycling hit an all time high in 2013, following continuous improvement in rates year on year.

  13. Clarity PRN Trading Update for May

    Clarity PRN Trading Update for May

    Trading trends set earlier in the year have continued into May, our Commercial Manager Chris Taylor reports.

  14. New hazardous waste compliance requirements commence June 1st

    New hazardous waste compliance requirements commence June 1st

    The anticipated new technical guidance on classification of waste - WM3 - has now been published by the UK environment agencies. This comes into force on June 1st, with WM2 compliance still required until then.

  15. Court cases show unlicensed waste disposal doesn't pay

    Court cases show unlicensed waste disposal doesn't pay

    We've noted a number of prosecutions for fly tipping and use of unlicensed waste carriers reported in waste and local press over the past week. Clarity remind everyone a bargain waste disposal quote means it'll be fly-tipped.

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