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Government orders end of Indian port penalties

The Indian government has ordered major ports on the country to stop levying various charges on businesses whose containers are…

Tonnes burnt and burried: when will UK government fix fast fashion?

A total of 300 000 tonnes of clothing is burned or landfill in the UK every year. MPs on the Environmental…

UK government invests in black plastics recycling process

Innovate UK has provided a grant of £800 000 (US$ 1 million) to fund a black plastics recycling project. The…

UK government urged to introduce deposits on beverage containers

United Kingdom – The Environmental Audit Committee has called for the introduction of a UK-wide deposit return scheme for PET…

Metal theft: UK government accused of taking ‘path of least resistance’

United Kingdom – The British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA) is ‘extremely disappointed’ that, following a review, the UK government ‘has…

ISRI: US government should protect steel scrap trade

United States – The US Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) has called on the US government to tighten trade…

Indian government to revisit scrap import duty structure

India – India’s steel ministry has assured the nation’s recycling industry that it will consider the requested removal of 5%…

UK government urged to tackle stalled recycling rates

United Kingdom – The UK Parliament wants the British government to take more action to reduce waste and improve recycling…

UK government puts accent on quality

United Kingdom – Plans designed to improve the quality of paper, cardboard, metals, plastics and glass recycling have been announced…

US government draws green line for vendors

United States – The US government – one of the world’€™s largest consumers of electronic devices – is ceasing business…

Chinese government to take the lead waste-wise

China – The Government Offices Administration (GOA) of China’s State Council has unveiled a new recycling system covering all government…