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Pollution & Waste Management

It changes a medium such as air, water or soil in a way that can make it harmful to people or nature. Waste management is an important element of environmental protection. Sustainable waste management systems incorporate feedback loops, are focused on processes, embody adaptability and divert waste from disposal to reduce and/or eliminate the introduction of pollutants into the atmosphere, soil or water system

Pollution & Waste Management articles

Four in five shoppers willing to pay ‘sustainability premium’

Despite cost-of-living concerns, four-fifths of shoppers are willing to pay more for sustainably produced or sourced goods, a global survey has found.

16th May 2024

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Each person in the UK throws a shocking 35 items of unwanted clothes and textiles into general waste every year on average, according to a new report from WRAP.

2nd May 2024

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Regulatory gaps between the EU and UK are beginning to appear, warns Neil Howe in this edition’s environmental legislation round-up

4th April 2024

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Around 20% of the plastic recycled is polypropylene, but the diversity of products it protects has prevented safe reprocessing back into food packaging. Until now. David Burrows reports

3rd April 2024

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A hangover from EU legislation, requirements on the need for consideration of nutrient neutrality for developments on many protected sites in England were nearly removed from the planning system in 2023.

2nd April 2024

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Campaign group Wild Justice has accused the UK government of trying to relax pollution rules for housebuilders “through the backdoor”.

14th February 2024

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Stella Consonni reports on the existing legal framework and the main challenges

15th January 2024

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