360 Environmental
  26th April 2011  

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Apologies for the lack of a newsletter last week - internet provider decided to have a break.

360 News

Q1 data indicates tough glass and plastic position for 2011 26 APR
The EA have published Q1 data suggesting that glass and plastics targets may be tight for 2011.

New SIC Code search facility available 25 APR
With 2007 SIC codes now required on waste transfer notes and with company accounts needing to be submitted with 2007 SIC codes instead of 2003 later this year, we have developed a new SIC code search facility to enhance our wastesupport website.


Companies must notify ECHA about certain Substances of Very High Concern in articles not later than 1 June 2011
Europe’s largest 300 companies ranked by carbon emissions for first time
Agency PRN revenue report shows £34m raised in 2010
BSI publish new WEEE standards for reuse

New Consultations - No new releases - previous ones here.

Events - Details here

24th - 27th May - Waste-to-resources - Cologne, Germany
14-16 June - CIWM/ESA Annual Conference - London
13-15 September - RWM (in partnership with CIWM) Exhibition - Birmingham

Prosecutions - details here (including all previous ones)

EA - St Regis ordered to pay nearly £500k for environmental breaches - 21 Apr
EA - Carlisle waste company fined £33k for illegal waste storage - 20 Apr
EA - Drainage company fined £56k for illegal disposal down drains - 19 Apr
EA - 12 week jail sentence for illegal scrap car dismantling - 19 Apr
EA - £22k fine for illegal burning and disposal of waste for Rochdale man - 18 Apr
EA - Mexborough company fined £20k for illegal waste site - 18 ASpr
EA - Suspended sentence for illegal storage and deposit - 15 Apr
EA - Wolverhampton Skip Hire company fined for burning waste - 13 Apr


The prices below are an indication of available spot prices for 2011 PRNs (last week in brackets). PRN price history shown here.
Q1 data was published this morning - see story above - .

Material   2011 prices
Paper   1.50-2
Glass   10-12 (11-13)
Aluminium   10-12 (15-17)
Steel   6-8 (7-9)
Plastic   3-5
Wood   1.50-3
Net recycling   1.50-2
Net recovery   0.5-1

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Training Courses - two new courses available. See website for details.
11th May - General Waste Legislation
12th May - Hazardous Waste

The Wastesupport website now has D&R Codes and the new Hazard Codes displayed. We have also developed a SIC code search facility to go alongside the EWC code search.