360 Environmental
  3rd October 2011  

360 Newsletter


NEXT TRAINING COURSES - Hazardous Waste - 11th Oct - Leics, 26th October - London.

360 News

New Waste Transfer and Consignment Note requirements now law 3 OCTOBER
28th September saw the new requirements for Waste Transfer Notes and Consignment Notes come into force.


Recycle Wales acquired by Wastepack Group
EA requires manual dismantling of LCD displays
EA extends composting site Environmental Permit transition to 30 April 2012
Welsh 5p carrier bag charge starts
DECC published quarterly energy statistics
Wales increases recycling rate to 48%
EA issues Regulatory Position Statement relaxing ELV consignment requirements for ATFs
Welsh Sustainable Development Annual Report for 2010/11 published
Ghana e-waste problems continue to grow
EU analysis of packaging waste statistics published
July Landfill Tax stats published
Animal By-Products company fined £32k for spillages
Video of Trago Mills illegal dump (see prosecution below)
M&S fined £1m for asbestos failings
Defra to consult on packaging targets 'this year'
EA will not take action against battery recyclers unable to prove recycling efficiency
Waste wood shortage predicted by 2015
Scrap-ex Material Price Bulletin

New Consultations - previous ones here.

EA charges 2012-2015 - closes 21 Dec

Events - Details here

5-6 October - Scottish Waste and Resources Conference  - Glasgow
16-17 November - EEE and the Environment 2011 - Heathrow

Prosecutions - details here (including all previous ones)

EA - Cambridge family imprisoned for operating illegal waste site - 30 Sep
EA - Trago Mills ordered to pay £200k for illegal waste dumping and burning - 28 Sep
EA - Illegal burning of waste costs Leicester company £10k - 26 Sep
EA - Yorkshire couple jailed for repeated illegal dumping - 23 Sep


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 Q3 recycling data that should be published on 22 October.



2011 prices












3-4 (4-6)







Net recycling



Net recovery




360 Environmental Training Courses

We are now running courses in the London next to Victoria Station as well as our Sileby office in Leics. The current programme is as follows:

Course Leics London
Hazardous Waste 11th October 26th October
Packaging Regulations 30th November 8th December

More details and booking arrangements are available here.


Getting Married Jack, age 92, and Gill, age 89, are all excited about their decision to get married. They go for a stroll to discuss the wedding, and on the way they pass a chemist shop and Jack suggests they go in.
Jack addresses the man behind the counter:"Are you the owner?"
The pharmacist answers, "Yes."
Jack: "We're about to get married. Do you sell heart medication?"
Pharmacist: "Of course we do."
Jack: "How about medicine for circulation?"
Pharmacist: "All kinds"
Jack: "Medicine for rheumatism?"
Pharmacist: "Definitely."
Jack: "How about suppositories?"
Pharmacist: "You bet!"
Jack: "Medicine for memory problems, arthritis, and Alzheimer's?"
Pharmacist: "Yes, a large variety. The works.."
Jack: "What about vitamins, sleeping pills, antidotes for Parkinson's disease?"
Pharmacist: "Absolutely.."
Jack: "Everything for heartburn and indigestion?"
Pharmacist: "We sure do..."
Jack: "You sell wheelchairs and walkers and canes?"
Pharmacist: "All speeds and sizes."
Jack: "Adult incontinence pants?"
Pharmacist: "Sure."
Jack: "Then we'd like to use this store for our wedding presents list..."