environment

ZERO Waste England and Wales – Next Step Landfill Bans?

Our politicians have committed England and Wales to a target of zero waste in the future. Similar intentions have been in place in Scotland for somewhat longer. The next step will be additional regulations to limit the use of landfill, because the intent is to do much better than current EU wide legislation and targets […]

Biofertiliser Certification Scheme Will Help Divert Organic Waste from Landfill

The UK Biofertiliser Certification Scheme provides guarantee to customers, farmers, food producers and shops that biofertiliser is safe and of high quality.

Commission Study Says EU Body Needed to Enforce European Waste Law

Dedicated ECU body wanted to guarantee enforcement of European waste law, announces Commission study A European Commission study published on 1 February 2010 counsels setting up a dedicated European body to oversee the execution and enforcement of ECU waste law. The study is a part of a collection of steps being taken by the Commission […]

SKM Consulting Buys Enviros Consulting – Both Now Gone After More Mergers

Leading engineering, sciences and project delivery firm Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM) has acquired Enviros, a multi-disciplinary sustainability, environmental and health and safety consultancy in the UK.

Welsh Drive to Further Reduce Waste Sent to Landfill

The Welsh Assembly Government has announced a £800,000 package to help reduce the amount of waste being sent to landfills in Wales of which £100,000 to help Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council. In Merthyr Tydfil, the funding will be used for a door-knocking campaign to encourage more households to recycle.
The remainder of the £800,000 is expected to be used to support plastics recycling in Wales and develop “Zero waste places”.