360 Environmental
  8th May 2014  

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Newslinks
  1. Northern Ireland 2013 landfill rate falls by 7.6% from 2012
  2. NI takes action to address illegal dumping and tighten waste laws
  3. UK spends highest proportion of GDP on waste management in EU 27
  4. ISWA Waste Management Library with vast range of documents
  5. Portable battery definition consultation due in summer for 2015 change
  6. PRN revenue report shows £75m received by glass industry in 2013
  7. Latest Resource Management and Recovery Magazine
  8. EEA report suggests widespread soil contamination throughout Europe
  9. BIS updates Batteries and Accumulators Regulation Guidance
  10. European Parliament votes to cut plastic carrier bag waste
  11. Highways Agency claims clearing litter from England motorways costs £6m/yr
  12. EU glass recycling passes 70% 
  13. European Council adopts amended waste shipment laws

New Consultations - details here. 

Wales - Separate collection of waste (TEEP) - closes 21 Jul
EA - MRF charging - closes 20 Jun

Events - details here

8-9 Jul 2014 - Resource Association Conference - London
16-18 Sep 2014 - RWM Exhibition - NEC


Prosecutions - details here (including all previous ones)

EA - Illegal storage in Knockin costs two companies £69k - 7 May
EA - Disruptive air pollutions costs NE scrap metal firm £3k - 30 April
EA - Dorset composting company fined £13.5k for odour breaches - 24 Apr
EA - Chesterfield scrap metal firm fined £16k for illegal fires - 22 Apr
EA - Illegal disposal costs Baston Fen developer £212k - 17 Apr
NIEA - Waste offences cost truck company £7.5k - 2 May
HSE - Biffa fined £20k after fingertips lost in machinery - 3 Apr 

PRNs 

The prices below are an indication of available spot prices for PRNs with the previous newsletter price in brackets if different. The next data to be published will be the obligated data expected on 15th May. 

Paper - £0.85 
Glass Melt - £46 (£50)
Glass (aggregates) - £28 (£30)
Aluminium - £10 (£4.50)
Steel - £15 (£12.50)
Plastic - £36 (£45)
Wood - £1.75 (£1.50)
Net recycling - £0.85
Net recovery - £0.50

360 Environmental Ltd

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

  • Permitting and Planning
  • Direct registration for Packaging Regulations
  • WEEE Direct Registration and Authorised Representative
  • Environmental Management Systems including 14001
  • Competence Management System (alternative to WAMITAB)
  • Compliance audits and due diligence
  • Zero waste audits
  • ABTO, AATF, AE accreditation
  • TFS
  • On site training

We can also now provide remote training sessions using Skype. This has been used successfuly for up to 2 hours with the benefits of cost and travel time.

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


Humour 

WHO SAID FOOTBALLERS AREN'T INTELLIGENT?
"My parents have always been there for me, ever since I was about 7." David Beckham
"I would not be bothered if we lost every game as long as we won the league." Mark Viduka
"Alex Ferguson is the best manager I've ever had at this level. Well, he's the only manager I've actually had at this level. But he's the best manager I've ever had." David Beckham
"I've had 14 bookings this season - 8 of which were my fault, but 7 of which were disputable." Paul Gascoigne
"I'd like to play for an Italian club, like Barcelona " Mark Draper
"I faxed a transfer request to the club at the beginning of the week, but let me state that I don't want to leave Leicester " Stan Collymore
"Without being too harsh on David Beckham, he cost us the match." Ian Wright
"I'm as happy as I can be - but I have been happier." Ugo Ehiogu
"Leeds is a great club and it's been my home for years, even though I live in Middlesborough." Jonathan Woodgate
"I can see the carrot at the end of the tunnel." Stuart Pearce
"I couldn't settle in Italy - it was like living in a foreign country." Ian Rush
"Germany are a very difficult team to play...they had 11 internationals out there today." Steve Lomas
"I definitely want Brooklyn to be christened, but I don't know into what religion yet." David Beckham
"One accusation you can't throw at me is that I've always done my best." Alan Shearer
"I'd rather play in front of a full house than an empty crowd." Johnny Giles
"Sometimes in football you have to score goals." Thierry Henry
 

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