360 Environmental
  18th January 2013  

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360 News

Argument over the comingled collection of recyclables looks set to go to Europe.
 
Overview of the end of 21012/beginning of 2013 PRN market
 
Revised Guidance gives a bit more clarity to fixed installations
 
Round up of legislative expectations for the year ahead.
 
With virtually one a week, it's a busy map!
 

News
  1. Northern Ireland to introduce 5p bag levy in April
  2. ESA warns that Governments Hazardous Waste Strategy is not working
  3. MRF Code of Practice likely to be covered under Environmental Permitting changes 
  4. Defra publishes landfill methane emissions report
  5. Defra publish guidance for Local Authorities on waste exports
  6. IME report suggests half of global food is wasted
  7. Defra cuts see 11% fall in WRAP budget
  8. EA published summary of responses to EP Standard Rules consultation
  9. Scrap Metal Dealers Bill passes through Lords
  10. EA Position Statement on Sewage Sludge storage
  11. Labour promises food landfill bans
  12. WRAP publishes Guide to improve performance of bring recycling sites
  13. SEPA stats show Scotland recycled 40.1% household waste in 2011

New Consultations - previous ones here. 

Wales - Natural Resource Wales (EA replacement): Enforcement and Prosecution Policy - closes 28 Feb


Events - Details here

21 Feb - Organics Recycling Conference and Awards - Oxon
27 Feb - End of Waste Qualities Protocol Conference - London
27-28 Feb - Energy from Waste Conference - London
14 Mar - London Conference 2013 - London
1 May - Reshaping the WEEE Regulations - London
10-12 Sept 2013  - Resource Efficiency and Waste Management Exhibition (RWM)  - NEC, Birmingham


Prosecutions - details here (including all previous ones)

EA - Illegal tyre storage costs Wiltshire man £4.7k - 4 Jan


PRNs 

The prices below are an indication of available spot prices for both 2012 and 2013 PRNs with the previous newsletter price in brackets (if different).
PRN price history shown here.  

Material

 2012 spot

2013 spot

Paper

1.5 (.50) 

1

Glass

75 

75 

Aluminium

5

Steel

 7 (30)

15

Plastic

 4 (8-9)

15

Wood

2.59 (1) 

1

Net recycling

 1.5 (.50)

1

Net recovery

 .30

.30

 

360 Environmental Ltd

Just a reminder that we can provide a range of waste compliance support including:

  • Permitting and Planning
  • Environmental Management Systems
  • Compliance audits and due diligence
  • ABTO, AATF, AE accreditation
  • TFS

Details are generally on the website, but if you would like more information, please contact Phil Conran.


Humour 

A  group of chaps, all aged 40, discussed where they should meet for  lunch. 
Finally it was agreed that they would meet at Wetherspoons in Brignorth because the waitresses had a big bust & wore mini skirts. 
Ten  years later, at age 50, the friends once again discussed where they  should meet for lunch. 
Finally it was agreed that they would meet at Wetherspoons in Bridgnorth because the food and service was good and the beer was excellent
Ten years later, at age 60, the friends again  discussed where they should meet for lunch. 
Finally it was agreed that they would meet at Wetherspoons in Bridgnorth because they could dine in peace and quiet and it was good value for money 
Ten years later,  at age 70, the friends discussed where they should meet for  lunch. 
Finally it was agreed that they would meet at Wetherspoons in Bridgnorth because the restaurant was wheelchair accessible and  had a lift for the disabled. 
Ten years later, at age 80, the friends  discussed where they should meet for lunch. 
Finally it was agreed that they would meet at Wetherspoons in Bridgnorth because they had never been there  before.
 
Wife texts her  husband this morning:
"Windows frozen."
Husband texts back:
"Pour some luke warm water over it."
Wife texts back:
"Computer completely bu**ered now.
 

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