Landfill tax generation rises to £1.1bn in 2014

PFigures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have shown that landfill tax revenues are now at £1.1 billion, compared to the £113 million reported when the regime first came into effect 19 years ago.

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Warnings of materials shortages come from British Plastics Federation

The British Plastics Federation has announced its concerns that plastics processors are currently facing shortages of key materials, while Closed Loop Recycling calls for measures to stabilise the recycled plastics market and the long-term sustainability of recycled HDPE.

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BPF Launches Education and Skills Committee

Providing a dedicated forum for the British Plastics Federation to tackle the shortfall of available skilled staff within the plastics industry, the organisation’s ‘Education and Skills Committee has now held its opening meeting at BPF House in London.

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