SWINDON, UK, Feb. 7, 2019 (Press Release) -HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is beginning a phased launch of the Customs Declaration Service (CDS). CDS will replace the existing Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system, with all declarations taking place on CDS from early 2019.
CHIEF currently processes declarations to facilitate the international movement of goods between the UK and non-EU countries. CHIEF will continue to run for a time to aid the transition to CDS.Read more
STAMFORD, CT, Feb. 12, 2019 (PRNewswire) -Tronox Limited (“Tronox” or the “Company”), a global mining and inorganic chemicals company, today confirmed that it and the staff of the Federal Trade Commission have filed a joint motion with the FTC Commissioners requesting a delay of the remaining appeals deadlines.Read more
DAVENTRY, UK , Feb. 14, 2019 (Press Release) -A call for a ban on exports of plastic packaging for recycling has caused concern for The Recycling Association.
The report, from Policy Connect, called Plastics Packaging Plan: Achieving New Zero ‘Waste' Exports calls for "a target of net zero exports of recyclable plastic packaging by 2030 at the latest".Read more
GATESHEAD, UK , Jan. 11, 2019 (Press Release) -An innovative recycling trial to significantly boost the amount of paper and cardboard currently recycled in Gateshead will get underway next month.
More than 1,000 homes in Low Fell and Deckham wards have been selected to take part in the trial which will use a separate bin for only cardboard and paper including shredded paper. Selected households have been notified by letter.Read more
HELSINKI, Feb. 7, 2019 (Press Release) -The Finnish Parliament has yesterday 6 February 2019 approved a law that sets a gradually increasing 30% biofuels target for 2030. Furthermore, the law sets a world-leading advanced biofuels target of 10% in 2030.
UPM welcomes the Finnish government's ambition to take transport decarbonisation seriously:Read more
DAVENTRY, UK , Feb. 7, 2019 (Press Release) -A number of MPs have signed an Early Day Motion (EDM) in Parliament calling for a ban on exports of plastics for recycling.
But The Recycling Association has warned that banning exports will only mean more plastic sent to landfill in the UK, while depriving developing countries of a useful resource.
The EDM has been signed by 35 MPs, and while it will have no influence on the law and might not even be debated in Parliament, it could help to influence the Government in its legislative direction.Read more
VANCOUVER, BC, Feb. 6, 2019 (CNW) -Fortress Global Enterprises Inc.Read more
TBILISI, Georgia , Jan. 16, 2019 (Press Release) -More than 150 representatives of private companies engaged in the management of specific wastes, relevant state agencies, donor and civil society organizations attended the consultation meetings, which was held under the initiative of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia and with the support of the European Union.Read more
DAVOS, Switzerland , Jan. 22, 2019 (Press Release) -Yesterday evening in Davos, the European Commission was awarded the 2019 Circular Economy prize by the World Economic Forum and the Forum of Young Global Leaders as recognition of the work done to accelerate the transition towards a circular economy that protects the environment and reduces greenhouse gas emissions while delivering opportunities for jobs, growth and investment.Read more