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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. 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.

  2. 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'.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Environment Agency reassures over classification of waste wood

    Environment Agency reassures over classification of waste wood

    The Environment Agency has reassured wood recyclers that it is not going ahead with proposed changes to the classification of waste wood.

  7. Plastic PRNs continue to rise despite positive data

    Plastic PRNs continue to rise despite positive data

    Despite the final Q2 packaging recycling and export data confirming positive plastic figures, PRN prices continue to rise.

  8. Global operation uncovers 1.5 million tonnes of illegal waste

    Global operation uncovers 1.5 million tonnes of illegal waste

    More than 1.5 million tonnes of illegal waste was discovered during a month-long global operation that targeted the illegal shipment and disposal of waste.

  9. Glass packaging experiences production boost

    Glass packaging experiences production boost

    Glass packaging production in Europe has grown by 2.9 per cent in 2016, according to data published by the European Container Glass Federation (FEVE).

  10. New campaign to clean up city beaches

    New campaign to clean up city beaches

    Visitors to our hometown of Brighton & Hove were given some unusual reminders to use a bin or take their rubbish home, rather than litter our beaches over the Bank Holiday.

  11. AD now powers over a million homes, according to report

    AD now powers over a million homes, according to report

    A new report has shown that anaerobic digestion (AD) plants across the UK now have enough capacity to power over a million homes.

  12. Wood Recyclers' Association seeks biomass boiler clarification

    Wood Recyclers' Association seeks biomass boiler clarification

    The Wood Recyclers' Association is calling for clarification on which grades of wood are acceptable for small scale RHI biomass boilers, after discovering inconsistencies in guidance.

  13. "High level diplomacy" needed for Chinese import ban

    "High level diplomacy" needed for Chinese import ban

    The Recycling Association and Confederation of Paper Industries have highlighted their concerns over the Chinese ban on the import of recyclable materials in a joint letter to government ministers.

  14. Scrapyard Challenge receives cash boost to help restore rare habitat

    Scrapyard Challenge receives cash boost to help restore rare habitat

    The Heritage Lottery Fund has committed to a project that will restore one of the rarest habitats on earth.

  15. Report shows rising landfill gate fees

    Report shows rising landfill gate fees

    An annual report has reported a rise in gate fees paid by local authorities for landfill services in 2016.

Latest news

Scrap Metal Dealers Act decision met with disappointment

The Home Office has been criticised for its decision to retain the Scrap Metal Dealers Act (SMDA), rather than strengthen its powers.…

Further price drop for plastic PRNs

The verified packaging recycling data for Q3 was released by the Environment Agency on 9 November. After creeping up earlier this month, plastic prices have once again dropped in response to the positive results.…

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