Portugal WEEE inspections tighten and enforcement actions increase
Portuguese government is tightening up inspections on producer WEEE compliance, with fines of up to EUR 5 million for the most serious cases of non-compliance
November 6th, 2019
FLIR wins 2019 Verdantix Innovation Award for implementing Sphera EC4P
FLIR wins 2019 Verdantix Innovation Award for implementing Sphera EC4P web-based system to guarantee compliance to 47 recycling regulations across 25 countries.
October 7th, 2019
Singapore takes ‘big stride’ in waste management
Details of the recently passed 'Resource Sustainability Bill’ which implements the Zero Waste Masterplan
October 1st, 2019
Is the Triman logo tripping up your business?
The troublesome Triman logo is set to be revived in the French Circular Economy Law. Find out about the requirements and penalties for incorrect usage.
September 19th, 2019
Increase in penalties for non-compliance ahead
New EU Regulation to boost enforcement of ‘free-riding’ WEEE producers and unsafe products
September 2nd, 2019
Rapid increase in development of packaging regulations
In addition to the EU Directives on Single-Use Plastics and the Circular Economy many countries are introducing new packaging related laws and amendments
August 14th, 2019
UK Packaging Waste Regulation Reform - first consultation responses published
Responses show strong support to introduce an EPR (Extended Producer Responsibility) scheme, currently scheduled for 2023.
July 29th, 2019
New batteries requirements in Saskatchewan
On 26 June 2019, the Government of Saskatchewan approved the Household Hazardous Waste Products Stewardship Regulations.
July 22nd, 2019
Changes to Plastic Waste Management rules in India
New requirements under the Indian Plastic Waste Management (PWM) Rules give more options for compliance to producers but also introduces more uncertainties
July 18th, 2019
American Packaging Laws continue to grow - Chile and Maine (USA)
Chile and Maine have announced plans to introduce EPR Schemes for Packaging. This news item provides early details of what this may mean for producers.
July 3rd, 2019
Ontario – Extension to OES wind up date
Under new direction from the Ministry of Environment, Parks and Recreation, the OES Program will now end on 31 December 2020.
July 3rd, 2019
California Passes Single-use Packaging and Product Bills
If the Bills pass the final vote, they will enact the California Circular Economy and Plastic Pollution Reduction Act.
June 13th, 2019
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