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Defra seeks views on food waste reporting for larger businesses

14th June 2022

Defra / Food Waste / WRAP

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Government lacks data to assess scale of waste crime in England – NAO

27th April 2022

Environment Agency / National Audit Office / Waste Crime

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England’s drop in recycling reflects impact of pandemic and service disruptions – Defra

6th January 2022

collections / Coronavirus / Local Authority Collected Waste Statistics

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Recycling and packaging industries still have “significant doubts” over Defra producer responsibility proposals – ESA

16th September 2021

Defra / EPR / ESA / packaging

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England to consider banning single-use plastic plates, cutlery and polystyrene cups

31st August 2021

Defra / plastic / Single-Use

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Report: England’s resource efficiency agenda must be driven with urgency

15th July 2021

Climate Change / Resource Efficiency / The Aldersgate Group

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‘Listen to local authorities’ on consistent recycling collections, says NLWA

8th July 2021

Defra / North London Waste Authority / Recycling Consistency

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Defra’s options for EPR payments ‘overly complex’ – ESA

2nd June 2021

ESA / Extended Producer Responsibility / Resources And Waste Strategy

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Recycling in England increased 0.9% in 2019

3rd March 2021

collection / Defra / Local Authority Collected Waste Statistics

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England bans plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds

1st October 2020

ban / Ocean Plastic / packaging / plastic

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COVID-19 | Waste sector recognised as “critical” | England suspends bag charge for online deliveries

20th March 2020

Carrier Bag Levy / Coronavirus / waste collection

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Environment Bill moves forward “unopposed”

29th October 2019

Defra / DRS / Environment Bill / EPR

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Government to publish independent assessment of road litter

7th October 2019

Environment Bill / Highways England / Litter

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Sainsbury’s trials England’s first glass deposit return scheme

27th August 2019

DRS / glass / Sainsbury’s / TOMRA

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Co-op urges councils to bin delay to home food waste collections

19th August 2019

Co-Operative / Food Waste / local authorities

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Government’s straw ban based partly on “unverified assumptions” – FactCheck

14th August 2019

ban / Defra / plastic / straws

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England’s plastic carrier bag sales down 90% since 5p charge

31st July 2019

Defra / plastic / single-use carrier bags

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Charities could receive £1 billion in donations from DRS

24th June 2019

Campaign to Protect Rural England / DRS

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