Waste and environmental impact


  1. Green Deal: energy saving for your home

    Green Deal home and business energy-saving improvements - assessments, repayments, Home Improvement Fund scheme

  2. Report an environmental incident

    How to report environmental incidents, including pollution

  3. Find a local hazardous waste disposal service

    Find out what help you can get from your council to dispose of hazardous and toxic waste

  4. Dispose of business or commercial waste

    Business waste management in England - your duty of care, waste collection, licences and waste transfer notes

  5. Classify different types of waste

    How to classify and describe your business waste so you can know how to manage and dispose of it - what you need to do, List of Waste (LoW) codes, technical guidance

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Stop invasive non-native plants from spreading
  2. Dispose of waste to landfill
  3. Treatment and disposal of invasive non-native plants: RPS 178
  4. Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice to local authorities on prioritising waste collections
  5. Electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) covered by the WEEE regulations
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News and communications

  1. Plastic carrier bag sales slashed by more than 95% since 5p charge introduced
  2. Circular economy measures drive forward ambitious plans for waste
  3. Enforcement officers target illegal waste site in Crowland
  4. Environment Agency appeals for information on abandoned trailers in Bromsgrove
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Research and statistics

  1. Particles in the Environment Annual Report - Update Q1 2020
  2. Northern Ireland environmental statistics report 2020
  3. Fly-tipping statistics for England
  4. ENV24 - Fly tipping incidents and actions taken in England
  5. Environment Agency 2018 data on regulated businesses in England
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Plastic Packaging Tax: policy design
  2. Plastic packaging tax
  3. Introducing a Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) for drinks containers (bottles and cans)
  4. National FCERM strategy: Strategic Environmental Assessment scoping report
  5. Waste and recycling: making recycling collections consistent in England
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Packaging producer responsibility monitoring 2019
  2. On The Level Issue 23 March 2020
  3. NDA Mid-Year Performance Report 2019 to 2020
  4. Packaging producer responsibility monitoring 2020
  5. Discharges and Environmental Monitoring Annual Report 2018
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