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Biffa loses appeal over exporting contaminated waste to China

6th July 2020

Biffa / contamination / Environment Agency / Waste Crime / Waste Exports


Cardiff finds 4,000 incidents of contamination since Pink Sticker scheme launch

16th March 2020

Cardiff City Council / contamination / Fines

Research & Report

Biowaste material to land – what needs to change?

5th March 2020

Biowaste / contamination / Microplastics


DS Smith highlights “alarming” amount of plastic in paper recycling

28th February 2020

contamination / DS Smith / Paper Recycling / plastic


Councils urged to keep paper and card away from glass, cans and plastics

25th September 2019

collection / contamination / OUR PAPER / Recycling / Waste Exports


Waste containers shipped back to UK from Indonesia

9th September 2019

contamination / Indonesia / Waste Exports


Sort recycling properly or it won’t be collected, Melton tells residents

16th August 2019

contamination / Melton Borough Council / Recycling


Vale of Glamorgan implements “urgent” recycling changes to combat contamination

7th August 2019

collection / contamination / Vale of Glamorgan


1 in 10 parents admit throwing soiled nappies in recycling

4th July 2019

contamination / nappy waste / NLWA


Malaysia to return 3,000 tonnes of contaminated waste imports

28th May 2019

contamination / malaysia / plastic


Viridor And Milton Keynes Agree £1.75m Contamination Settlement

8th April 2019

contamination / Milton Keynes / Viridor


UK “Nowhere Near Ready” To Recycle Its Own Plastic

30th January 2018

China / contamination / Ecosurey / Plastics / Waste Capacity / Waste Exports


EAC Launches Enquiry Into Chinese Waste Import Ban

16th January 2018

China. Waste Exports / contamination / Defra / EAC


Chinese Waste Restriction: Operators Already Finding Alternative Markets – Gove

12th January 2018

China / contamination / Michael Gove / Waste Exports


Recyclate Quality Targeted In New Report

12th September 2017

contamination / The Recycling Association


6m Recycling “Errors” Reported By Refuse Workers, Mail Online Claims

4th September 2017

contamination / Mail Online / The Recycling Association


Ministers Urged To Intervene Over Chinese Waste Import Ban

10th August 2017

China / Confederation of Paper Industries / contamination / paper / Plastics / The Recycling Association / Waste Exports


Newcastle Tackles Recycling Contamination With New Bin Rollout

3rd August 2017

contamination / Local Authority / Newcastle City Council

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