Comply Direct are delighted to announce that our WEEE Declaration of compliance has been accepted.
Last week, the Environment Agency confirmed acceptance of Comply Direct’s Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations 2013 as Amended 2014 Declaration of Compliance which confirms that we have met our obligations for the 2014 compliance period. Continue reading
The EA have published (22 April 2015) the Provisional Q1 Packaging data.
The Q1 Packaging data looks overall fairly positive, however, it is likely that numbers relating to Aluminium and Energy from Waste (EfW) will probably trigger discussion and concern.
The numbers for the other packaging materials, however, look quite promising especially after much early year concern relating to Plastic and Steel.
Posted in Comply Direct, Environment Agency, Legislation, Materials, Packaging, PRN
Tagged Materials, Packaging, Packaging data release, packaging regulations, PRNs, producer responsibility notes, Q1 packaging data, The Environment Agency
We’ve heard promises from Labour and The Green Party regarding the environment, but what is it that the Liberal Democrats, the party who claim they have campaigned for the Environment the longest, pledging to do if elected in to Government.
Nick Clegg declared on Wednesday that he would put the ‘environment at the heart of government’ at his parties manifesto launch which proposes Five green laws on carbon emissions, transport, waste, buildings and nature to protect our environment.
Defra have invited Packaging and Batteries producers, Producer Compliance Schemes and Local Authorities to submit views about the Government’s proposed changes to the Plastic target and the producer responsibility regimes for Batteries and Packaging across the UK.
The producer responsibility regime consultation seeks to amend the;
- The Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009
- Producer Responsibility Obligation (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007
- Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations
The main things that are proposed for amendments in each are the sign-off arrangements and independent audit reports. The removal of the operational plan has also been proposed.
Posted in Batteries, Legislation, Packaging, Uncategorized
Tagged Batteries producer responsibility regimes, Batteries Regulations, Packaging producer responsibility regimes, packaging regulations, Plastic, plastic packaging, plastic packaging recycling target, Plastic packaging target, Plastic recycling target, Recycling target UK, recycling targets
The Green Party are the second party to launch their manifesto this week. Their manifesto, named the ‘Common Good’ has an much anticipated focus on climate change and energy efficiency.
We know their policies are heavily focused on green initiatives and protecting the environment, but what exactly is leader Natalie Bennett promising to do as prime minister?
We, like yesterday, bring you the key points from the Green party manifesto that you need to know relating to the environment.
Posted in Comply Direct, Environment, Legislation, Recycling, Recycling targets, Sustainability, Uncategorized, Waste
Tagged Carbon, Election 2015, Energy, energy market, environment, environmental policy, Manifesto week, The green party, The Green party manifesto
Manifesto Week kicked off this morning when the Old Granada Studios in Manchester saw Labour Party Leader, Ed Miliband, launch the party’s manifesto.
The manifesto, named Britain Can Be Better, states, among other environmental promises, that a Labour Government would oversee an energy market reform and will freeze energy bills up to January 2017.
We bring you seven key points from Labour’s manifesto regarding plans for the Environment.
Posted in CRC, Energy, Environment, Legislation, Sustainability
Tagged Carbon, climate change, CRC, Energy, energy efficiency, green, Labour party, Labour party manifesto, Manifesto week, The energy market, The Labour party
The final 2014 Packaging Recycled Data has been released by the Environment Agency which has revealed amends to carry out rates from 2014 and recycling rates for certain materials.
This follows the release of the 2014 Q4 provisional data last month to which no significant amends have been made.
Posted in Environment Agency, Legislation, Packaging, PRN, Recycling, Recycling targets, Uncategorized
Tagged 2014 recycling rates, Final 2014 Packaging Recycled Data, packaging compliance, packaging materials, Packaging recycled data, PRN rates, Recycling rates
The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) affects thousands of large undertakings in the UK and although the December compliance date seems a while away, action is recommended now to ensure all requirements are fulfilled in time and you are aware of the key dates for ESOS. Continue reading
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) have invited Packaging and Batteries producers, Producer Compliance Schemes and Local Authorities to submit views about the Government’s proposed changes to the producer responsibility regimes for Batteries and Packaging across the UK.
Posted in Batteries, Legislation, Packaging, Recycling targets, Uncategorized
Tagged Batteries Compliance, DEFRA, packaging compliance, Producer Responsibility Obligation (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007, producer responsibility regimes, The Batteries Regulations, The Packaging Regulations, The Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) have released a paper setting out the amends to the 2015 household WEEE collections targets made by ministers.
The BIS released a paper earlier this month outlining the proposed 2015 WEEE household collection targets.