TITLE

Who should take a lead on waste?

PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
Packaging News;Nov2012 Environment Report, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on waste management responsibilities of manufacturers. According to director of Incpen, Jane Bickerstaffe in 1994 a directive from Brussels was issued which led to formation of the Organization for Economic Co-operation & Development (OECD) and the term producer responsibility was coined in 1996. The Great Britain Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) is working on a new European Union (EU) directive which is due in 2014. INSET: LEGISLATION LOWDOWN.
ACCESSION #
87055465

 

Related Articles

  • Eural Pro added.  // Printing World;9/4/2003, Vol. 283 Issue 10, p15 

    Reports on the release of Eural Pro, range of matt coated grade papers produced from de-inked consumer waste and manufactured by the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in Great Britain.

  • Defra pulls £200m in funding for energy from waste.  // Utility Week;3/1/2013, p8 

    The article reports on the decision of Great Britain's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to cancel the 200 million British pounds of funding for three energy-from-waste projects, including the Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority and Halton.

  • NO CHANGE IN BIODEGRADABLE CONTENT OF WASTE.  // ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Jan2010, Issue 420, p41 

    The article reports on the decision of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) not to change the assumed biodegradable content of municipal waste as described under the landfill allowance trading scheme (LATS) in order for Great Britain to meet the European Union (EU)...

  • Defra's waste plan set to disappoint industry. Quinn, Ian // Grocer;6/11/2011, Vol. 234 Issue 8008, p8 

    The article discusses the frustrations of the suppliers and retailers industry on the lack of firm proposals in British Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affair's (Defra) Waste Review Plan which falls short of the industry's expectations.

  • Waste watts:.  // Utility Week;8/6/2010, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p4 

    The article reports that the British Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has launched a review of waste policy to help the country move towards a zero-waste economy.

  • Focus shifts to business waste.  // ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Nov2008, Issue 406, p44 

    The article reports that the British Environment Department (DEFRA) is drawing up a policy narrative on commercial and industrial (C&I) waste. The department is looking for information and views with a range of parties through its Waste Stakeholder Forum. The department wants to know how...

  • A good place to be? Elledge, John // Public Private Finance;Sep2007, Issue 116, p24 

    The article presents the views of John Burns, the director of Great Britain Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs' (Defra's) Waste Implementation Programme. Burns says that the department is looking at several years of very active investment in waste disposal sector. Burns says that...

  • Caught on the fly. Hill, Adam // Commercial Motor;4/26/2007, Vol. 205 Issue 5226, p36 

    The article focuses on the efforts of environmental agencies to prevent fly-tipping offenses in Great Britain. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs launched the Flycapture database in April 2004 to help local authorities and the environment agency in England and Wales tackle...

  • DEFRA CALLS FOR 'ZERO WASTE PLACES.'.  // ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Jul2008, Issue 402, p48 

    The article reports on the plan of the British Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) to launch its zero waste place initiative in autumn 2008. The agency is inviting cities, towns and rural communities to submit ideas outlining how a place could become a model of waste...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics