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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

Circular credentials: digital product passports in construction

Aoife O’Donnell and Ellie Walshe explain how digital product passports could help to enable a circular economy in the construction industry

21st July 2022

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Quintin Rayer traces the history of our knowledge about global warming, which goes back further than many might expect

21st July 2022

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Beatrice Mocci discusses the need to link the price of carbon removal methods to the permanence of the carbon store

21st July 2022

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Two points have been considered in the appeal of The Manchester Ship Canal Company Ltd v United Utilities Water Ltd, which concerned a claim by the Manchester Ship Canal Company (MSC) against United Utilities Water (UU) in relation to discharges made into the canal.

21st July 2022

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Dairy Crest Limited has been fined £1.5m for environmental offences, receiving the largest ever fine for an Environment Agency conviction in the South West.

21st July 2022

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Almost 100bn pieces of plastic packaging are thrown away by UK households every year, according to an investigation by Greenpeace and Everyday Plastic.

20th July 2022

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Sir James Bevan, chief executive of the Environment Agency, has warned of a “silent spring” for wildlife in the UK unless businesses, governments and individuals take action.

20th July 2022

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James Malone reflects on the differences in scope and number of stakeholders between EIA in two industries – marine telecommunications and terrestrial urban development

13th July 2022

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The amount of plastic waste produced globally is on track to almost triple by 2060, with around half ending up in landfill and less than a fifth recycled, the OECD has forecast.

9th June 2022

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