360 Environmental
  27th June 2011  

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Defra publish Guidance on Applying the Waste Hierarchy 23 JUNE
The Waste Regulations require a the transferor of waste has taken account of the Waste Hierarchy in determining the disposal option for both hazardous and non-hazardous waste. This will be shown though a declaration on both transfer and consignment notes

New Responsibility Deal between Government and the waste industry 23 JUNE
The Government has launched a new Responsibility Deal between it and the Waste Industry through the ESA.


News

Report published showing EU packaging recycling performance 1998-2008
WEEE Recast could be agreed by end of 2011
Councils from W Midlands, SE, SW and London team up for waste services procurement
NI Environment Minister announces £400k landfill avoidance innovation grant
EA warn companies to stick within their Environmental Permit conditions after £24k fine
EC publishes analysis of the EuP ENERGY STAR programme

BIS asks businesses to report inconsistent and over-zealous enforcement 
Defra publish leaflet for barking-dog owners....
Defra publish Guidance of Environmental Permitting for incinerators
Energy plans sets out ‘important role’ for waste
Wales seeks power over landfill tax


New Consultations - no new ones - previous ones here.

EA - Standard Rules for the Environmental Permitting Regulations – Consultation No.7 - closes 22 July


Events - Details here

5-6 July - Carpet Recycling UK Annual Conference - Birmingham 
14 July - National Recycling Awards - London
13-15 September - Recycling and Waste Management Exhibition (in partnership with CIWM) Exhibition - Birmingham


Prosecutions - details here (including all previous ones)

EA - Illegal Wisbech waste site owner jailed with a forfeit of almost £700,000 - 27 June
EA - Bootle Waste company fined £24k for breaching Permit conditions - 24 June
EA - Largest ever jail sentences for waste criome including 65,000 tonne illegal landfill - 24 June
EA - Salisbury pig farmer fined £6.7k for illegal disposal of carcasses - 23 June
EA - Illegal disposal at Billing Aquadrome cost haulage company £35k - 23 June
EA - Illegal storage of 7.5k tonnes of waste costs Sunderland man £11k - 22 June


PRNs 

The prices below are an indication of available spot prices for 2011 PRNs (last week in brackets). PRN price history shown here.  
The next data due is the Q2 recycling data that should be published on 22 July.

Material

 

2011 prices

Paper

 

1.50-2

Glass

 

9-11

Aluminium

 

6-8 (8-10)

Steel

 

5-7

Plastic

 

7-9

Wood

 

1.50-3

Net recycling

 

1.50-2

Net recovery

 

0.5-1


Humour

A young woman was in her kitchen. A pan of water was simmering on the stove. She was making boiled eggs for breakfast. Her husband walked in. Their eyes met. "Make love to me here, now," she said. They made love on the kitchen table. "Couldn't resist me, huh?" he said. "The egg timer is broken," she replied.

Newspaper clipping

Orville Smith, a store manager for Best Buy in Augusta, Ga., told police he observed a male customer, later identified as Tyrone Jackson of Augusta, on surveillance cameras putting a laptop computer under his jacket. When confronted, the man became irate, knocked down an employee, drew a knife and ran for the door.
Outside on the sidewalk were four Marines collecting toys for the Toys for Tots programme. Smith said the Marines stopped the man, but he stabbed one of the Marines, Cpl Phillip Duggan, in the back; the injury did not appear to be severe.
After the police and an ambulance arrived at the scene, Cpl Duggan was transported for treatment.
"The subject was also transported to the local hospital with two broken arms, a broken ankl;e, a broken leg, several missing teeth, possible broken ribs, multiple contusions, assorted lacerations, a broken nose and a broken jaw.... injuries he sustained when he slipped and fell of the curb after stabbing the Marine." according to a police report.