360 Environmental
  16th May 2011  

360 Newsletter



EA study reveals minority following correct Environmental reporting procedures
Defra have released draft EuP guidance notes for electric fans
EC has circulated a working document on a possible EuP regulation with regard to water pumps
Panorama programme focusses on WEEE exports - Mon 16 May
WRAP launch new tool for events waste management

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 - Recycling and Waste Management Exhibition (in partnership with CIWM) Exhibition - Birmingham

Prosecutions - details here (including all previous ones)

EA - Stafford farmed fined £8k for illegal waste operation - 16 May
HSE - Ampthill Metal Recycling gets £37k fine and costs for ro-ro door jaw smash - 10 May


The prices below are an indication of available spot prices for 2011 PRNs (last week in brackets). PRN price history shown here. Trading has been very slow over the last couple of weeks. 
The next data due is the 2011 obligation from registered producers - 17 May (tomorrow).



2011 prices















5-7 (4-6)




Net recycling



Net recovery



Material Prices (last weeks prices in brackets if changed)

Corrugated cardboard - £130
Newspapers and magazines - £130
Soft mix (household card, paper etc) - £115
Office paper - £165


Tommy Cooperisms

An old farmer's dog goes missing and he's inconsolable. His wife says "Why don't you put an advert in the paper?" He does, but two weeks later the dog is still missing.
"What did you put in the paper?" his wife asks. "Here boy" he replies.

I went to a fancy dress party last night dressed as a loaf of bread. The birds were all over me.

A mate of mine recently admitted to being addicted to brake fluid.When I quizzed him on it he reckoned he could stop any time.

I was at a checkout yesterday when a little old lady asked if I could check her balance. Not being one to disappoint I pushed the old dear over.

My son's been asking me for a pet spider for his birthday, so I went to our local pet shop and they were £70 each ! ! ! B*ll*cks to this, I thought, I can get one cheaper off the web.

Statistically, 6 out of 7 dwarfs are not Happy.