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. WRA works with EA to define hazardous wood waste

    WRA works with EA to define hazardous wood waste

    The Wood Recyclers Association is working with the EA to look at the classification of hazardous waste wood in the UK.

  2. Broadening our vision

    Broadening our vision

    We have updated our mission, vision and values, which shape how we work with our customers, business partners, suppliers and each other.

  3. Slovenia faces legal action over landfill failures

    Slovenia faces legal action over landfill failures

    The European Commission is referring Slovenia to the Court of Justice after the country failed to close and rehabilitate 28 illegal landfills.

  4. Welcoming new members to our waste team

    Welcoming new members to our waste team

    We are delighted to have appointed two new team members to our waste division, reflecting our continued growth in the energy from waste sector.

  5. Unexpected plastic result revealed in packaging recycling data

    Unexpected plastic result revealed in packaging recycling data

    The provisional packaging recycling data for the first quarter of the compliance year has been published, with an unexpected rise in plastic exports.

  6. Apple makes ambitious recycling pledge

    Apple makes ambitious recycling pledge

    Apple has announced that it aims to make all of its devices entirely from renewable or recycled materials.

  7. First international standard for sustainable procurement

    First international standard for sustainable procurement

    A new ISO standard has been published to help organisations make the best purchasing decisions for the environment, economy and society.

  8. Plastic trade association calls for PRN reform

    Plastic trade association calls for PRN reform

    A trade association for the UK plastics industry is calling for reform of the Packaging Recovery Note system, with a split plastic packaging target for UK-based recycling and export.

  9. Environment Agency urges vigilance after waste crime rise

    Environment Agency urges vigilance after waste crime rise

    The Environment Agency is asking for landowners, businesses and members of the public to be vigilant following a reported increase in illegally dumped waste.

  10. Environmental laws will be safeguarded post-Brexit

    Environmental laws will be safeguarded post-Brexit

    The government has confirmed that existing environmental law will be carried over into UK law when Britain leaves the EU.

  11. Landfill Tax consultation opens on illegal waste sites

    Landfill Tax consultation opens on illegal waste sites

    A consultation has opened on whether to bring illegal waste sites within the scope of landfill tax in England and Northern Ireland.

  12. UK fails to meet battery recycling target

    UK fails to meet battery recycling target

    Provisional figures have indicated that the UK has failed to meet its European battery recycling target for 2016.

  13. Audit committee launches disposable packaging enquiry

    Audit committee launches disposable packaging enquiry

    The Environmental Audit Committee has launched an inquiry into the damage that disposable drinks packaging is doing to the environment.

  14. WEEE data reveals industry growth

    WEEE data reveals industry growth

    The household waste electrical and electronic collection data has been released, along with news that Defra has increased its proposed collection targets for 2017.

  15. Packaging recycling targets met

    Packaging recycling targets met

    The UK met all of its packaging recycling targets in 2016, according to the latest data from the Environment Agency, with strong increases in aluminium, steel and plastic packaging.

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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