But number of successful prosecutions from illegal waste and fly-tipping down on year before, says Environment Agency
A crackdown on illegal waste and fly-tipping resulted in 1,279 unlicensed dumping sites being shut down in England last year - roughly 25 every week - according to figures published by the Environment...
HM Treasury says consultation on taxing plastic waste received highest ever response rate from businesses and the public, with strong support for measures to cut demand for takeaway containers
Three companies team up to develop waste plastics as a raw material for making fuels, chemicals and new plastics
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Westcott Venture Park plans to build 15MW direct wire solar farm to make it the first "carbon-negative" business park in the UK