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‘Enormous’ increase in UK plastic waste exports to Turkey and Malaysia – Greenpeace

17th February 2021

Greenpeace / plastic / Waste Exports


UK criticised for not following EU over plastic waste export ban

13th January 2021

Basel Action Network / Defra / plastic / Waste Exports


Plastic exports face disruption amid Basel Convention changes

4th January 2021

Basel Convention / plastic / Waste Exports

Research & Report

CIWM Report: RDF Trading in a Modern World

8th December 2020

EfW / RDF / Waste Exports


Environment Bill resumes passage through Parliament

4th November 2020

DRS / Environment Bill / Office for Environmental Protection / Waste Exports


US and UK produce most plastic waste per person, new research finds

2nd November 2020

Ocean Plastic / plastic / Waste Exports


Waste illegally exported to Sri Lanka arrives back in England

28th October 2020

Environment Agency / Waste Crime / Waste Exports


UK waste exports to Malaysia increased by 81% in the first half of the year

12th October 2020

malaysia / plastic / Waste Exports


De-risking waste exports

6th October 2020

Defra / Environment Agency / Waste Exports


21 containers of ‘hazardous waste’ returned to UK from Sri Lanka

28th September 2020

hazardous waste / sri lanka / Waste Exports


Australia seeks to ‘take responsibility for its waste’ with ‘landmark legislation’

27th August 2020

Australia / plastic / Waste Exports


Burning issues – when health fears don’t drive change

6th August 2020

Circular Economy / Coronavirus / plastic / Waste Exports


Malaysia finds 110 containers of dumped illegal toxic waste

20th July 2020

malaysia / Waste Crime / Waste Exports


China to ban solid waste imports from next year

9th July 2020

China / China Waste Ban / Waste Exports


Veolia responds to BBC plastic waste exports investigation

7th July 2020

plastic / Turkey / Veolia / Waste Crime / Waste Exports


Biffa loses appeal over exporting contaminated waste to China

6th July 2020

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


Greenpeace calls for investigation into the plastic waste industry

1st June 2020

Greenpeace / malaysia / plastic / Waste Exports


COVID-19 | European Commission launches guidance to “ensure waste shipments”

1st April 2020

Coronavirus / European Commission / Waste Exports

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