360 Environmental
  30th May 2013  

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Whistlestop waste legislation - Next course - 18th June - Sileby Leics, £150 per person
Are you aware of your responsibilities under waste legislation? This course will cover a wide range of compliance legislation and help you to ensure that your business is not at risk of enforcement action.

360 News

EA clarification suggests that most multi-occupancy buildings need to review their waste compliance.
Public register indicates a large retailer is not yet registered with likely significant impact on glass obligation.
Data shows 300 less producers have registered so far compared to 2012, but falls in obligation are not enough to impact on glass or plastic PRN prices.
Home Office clarification suggests that any business that purchases WEEE is subject to the Scrap Metal Dealers Act.
Management of a Permitting and Planning by 360 leads to Bolton recycler winning a Planning Appeal.
Valpak are carrying out consultancy project for WRAP looking into why glass recycling fell so dramatically in 2012.  

  1. Defra issue Call for Evidence on EU Environmental Legislation
  2. Defra seeks views on waste regulation Guidance
  3. Minister hints at carrier bag charge for England
  4. WRAP launch Courtauld 3
  5. UK 3rd on Green Tax Index
  6. Defra consults on WRAP funding
  7. Tyre Recovery Association launches Responsible Retailer initiative
  8. EA review Hazardous Waste WAC derogations criteria
  9. EA publish Environmental Permitting charges
  10. EU unveils Products Green Performance verification scheme
  11. Illegal waste site boss arrested on Heathrow runway
  12. EU27 expect 2.1% reduction in CO2 gases from 2011 to 2012
  13. Latest Landfill Tax data shows sharp fall in Exempt disposal
  14. Latest data shows England reaching 47% household recycling rate
  15. 3 men arrested following discovery of waste disguised as hay bales

New Consultations - details here. 

Events - details here

11-12 June - CIWM Conference - London
10-12 Sept 2013  - Resource Efficiency and Waste Management Exhibition (RWM)  - NEC, Birmingham

Prosecutions - details here (including all previous ones)

EA - Illegal waste disposal costs Bridgnorth man £10k - 24 May
EA - Obstruction of EA officers costs Hartlepool operator £1.5k - 23 May
EA - £10.5k fine for Bolton flytipping and lack of transfer note - 17 May
EA - £31k fine and costs for illegal disposal of C&D waste near Doncaster - 9 May
EA - Michael Coates Recycling fined £10k for operating without Permit - 3 May

NIEA - RMA Recycling fined £2k for operating an illegal waste facility - 21 May

HSE - £370k in fines and costs for death caused by vehicle and people segregation failure - 20 May


The prices below are an indication of available spot prices for 2013 PRNs with the previous newsletter price in brackets (if different). Q2 data is due 22 July. The big news is clearly plastic which has seen a doubling of price as the Chinese 'Green Fence' impacts on exports.  

Paper - £1
Glass Melt - £65 (£55)
Glass (aggregates) - £50
Aluminium - £8 (£7.50)
Steel - £12 (£15)
Plastic - £70 (£35)
Wood - £1.50
Net recycling - £1
Net recovery - £0.30 

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
  • On site training

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


  • ADULT: A person who has stopped growing at both ends and is now growing in the middle. 
  • BEAUTY PARLOR: A place where women curl up and dye.
  • COMMITTEE: A body that keeps minutes and wastes hours. 
  • EGOTIST: Someone who is usually me-deep in conversation. 
  • HANDKERCHIEF: Cold Storage. 
  • SECRET: Something you tell to one person at a time. 
  • TOOTHACHE: The pain that drives you to extraction. 
  • TOMORROW: One of the greatest labour saving devices of today. 
  • YAWN: An honest opinion openly expressed. 
A lot of people can't understand how we came to have an oil shortage here in our country. 
The simple answer is that nobody bothered to check the oil. We just didn't know we were getting low.
The reason for that is purely geographical. Our oil is located in the North Sea, but the dipsticks are located in Westminster.

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