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UK government proposes digital tracking to crack down on waste crime

21st January 2022

Fly-Tipping / Waste Crime / Waste Exports


EU Waste Shipment Regulation ‘should not incentivise landfill capacity’ – ESWET

24th November 2021

ESWET / European Commission / Waste Exports


SEPA uncovers largest single illegal export of household waste from Scotland

22nd November 2021

SEPA / Waste Crime / Waste Exports


Recycling industry ‘holds its breath’ ahead of EU waste shipment recast

15th November 2021

BIR International Environment Council / European Commission / Waste Exports


Biffa fined £1.5 million for waste export breach

2nd August 2021

Biffa / Waste Crime / Waste Exports


Turkey bans plastic waste imports following Greenpeace investigation

20th May 2021

Greenpeace / Waste Exports / waste infrastructure


100% of North London’s household recycled plastic processed in the UK

19th May 2021

NLWA / Waste Exports / waste infrastructure


Greenpeace calls for total ban on UK waste exports

17th May 2021

Greenpeace / Waste Crime / Waste Exports


China targets 60% reuse of household waste by 2025

14th May 2021

China / international / Waste Exports


‘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

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