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UK confers on environmental harmful chemicals removal

UK confers on environmental harmful chemicals removal: A consultation concerning plans to monitor, cut & eliminate harmful chemicals from the environment has been initiated  by the government. It has produced the most recent updates to its national plan for Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), these are toxic chemical substances which are slow to degrade, may build…
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Online retailers e-waste obligation considered

Online retailers e-waste obligation considered: Online retailers and marketplaces could be required by the government to be responsible for collecting old electronics from consumers to ensure there is the same obligation for the collection of electronic waste as physical retailers. In response to the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC)’s report on e-waste the government has commited…
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Apple & Amazon face MPs backlash for UK e-waste surge

Apple & Amazon face MPs backlash for UK e-waste surge: Tech giants Apple and Amazon are amongst the companies implicated by the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) of having a part in the ‘electronic waste tsunami’ in the UK as well as dodging their environmental responsibilities. The body’s summary reports that the firms are contributing to…
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