Environmental Policy

Welsh Government: Increasing recycling by businesses

The legislation will:

  • Require the occupiers of non-domestic premises to present certain recyclable materials for collection separately
  • Ban certain separately collected recyclable materials from incineration and landfill
  • Ban the disposal of food waste to sewer from business premises
  • Make civil sanctions available for associated criminal offences.
Read More

House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee: Environment Bill Inquiry

The Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee has opened an inquiry the Environment Bill to help "ensure that we maintain and improve our environmental protections as we leave the EU".  They are seeking written submission on multiple questions, including: “Does the Environment Bill meet the Government's commitment to non-regression from EU environmental standards?  Does the Environment Bill meet the Government's commitment to non-regression from EU environmental standards?”

Read More

Pages