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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. BIS confirms it will set compliance fee

    BIS confirms it will set compliance fee

    BIS confirms to WEEE compliance schemes that it will go ahead with plans to introduce a compliance fee

  2. Government announces delayed consultation on batteries

    Government announces delayed consultation on batteries

    Defra has published its much delayed consultation on changes to the guidance on how waste portable batteries are classified - over a year after an original consultation on the subject was abandoned.

  3. Clarity welcomes a new Communications Manager to the team

    Clarity welcomes a new Communications Manager to the team

    Clarity Environmental has welcomed a new Communications Manager to the team. Louise Ramsay will cover the role until September whilst Lucy Brooks is on maternity leave.

  4. BIS makes decision on printer cartridges

    BIS makes decision on printer cartridges

    Businesses placing printer cartridges on the UK market will need to register as an Electrical and Electronic Equipment producer in 2016, as the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills announces they are to come under scope of the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) regulations.

  5. New requirements could lead to increase in R1 compliance applications

    New requirements could lead to increase in R1 compliance applications

    An increased number of energy-from-waste plants could register to become R1 compliant, with new requirements now in force for those wanting to issue packaging recovery notes (PRNs).

  6. Season's Greetings from Clarity Environmental

    Season's Greetings from Clarity Environmental

    The Clarity Environmental team wish all of its customers, suppliers and partners a merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous New Year.

  7. Environment Agency set to issue separate collection guidance

    Environment Agency set to issue separate collection guidance

    Amended Waste Regulations, affecting collections of certain recycled material, will come into force from 1st January 2015. The Environment Agency is finalising a briefing note to confirm how it will oversee the new separate collection requirement.

  8. Latest data reveals an increase in EEE placed on the UK market

    Latest data reveals an increase in EEE placed on the UK market

    The latest figures outlining the amount of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) placed on the market, and the amount of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) collected for the third quarter of 2014, have been published by the Environment Agency. This year's figures are significant as they follow the revised WEEE regulations which were introduced at the beginning of the year.

  9. Clarity passes ISO inspection

    Clarity passes ISO inspection

    Clarity Environmental's ISO accreditations demonstrate our commitment to achieving excellence, and we are pleased to share the results of the latest audit for our accreditations, which we passed with flying colours.

  10. Environment Agency applies dual use WEEE definition change

    Environment Agency applies dual use WEEE definition change

    The definition of household and non-household waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) has been amended. The Environment Agency has told WEEE reprocessors and producer compliance schemes that dual-use WEEE should now be considered as 'consumer WEEE' in line with the revised definition.

  11. Reduced glass PRN targets set to come into force

    Reduced glass PRN targets set to come into force

    The revised packaging waste targets for glass have been laid before parliament and will officially come into force on 24 November 2014.

  12. Supporting small producers with 2015 WEEE registrations

    Supporting small producers with 2015 WEEE registrations

    The 2015 registration deadline for waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) producers is fast approaching. Despite the introduction of a de minimis threshold in January 2014, Clarity Environmental continues to work with many small producers looking for no-fuss support from a WEEE producer compliance scheme.

  13. Clarity in motion: View our latest video

    Clarity in motion: View our latest video

    Would you like to know more about Clarity Environmental and the range of services we offer? View our latest video and get a snapshot of the work we do.

  14. Provisional packaging waste statistics reveal further improvement

    Provisional packaging waste statistics reveal further improvement

    The statistics for packaging waste recovery have been released for the third quarter of 2014. The latest results show further improvement, with the industry now expecting prices to drop.

  15. Share your news and views with our readers

    Share your news and views with our readers

    Clarity Environmental is looking for contributors to share their industry news or expert advice and opinion with the readers of our monthly electronic magazine, clearview.

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