UK to ban disposable vapes to curb youth uptake and environmental impact

Posted on 29th January, 2024

It has come as no surprise to us at Wastecare, and the wider waste management and compliance sector, that the government has announced today (Monday 29th Jan) the intention to ban disposable vapes in the UK. As well as banning single-use devices, the government is expected to introduce restrictions on flavours and marketing, as well…

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The Sustainable Insider – February/March 2024 Issue Now Live

Posted on 26th January, 2024

Welcome to the February/March 2024 Issue of Wastecare’s Newsletter This year has certainly got off to a great start. Despite the daily news of conflicts across the world, global warming, and reminders of the nation’s increasing national debt, there are encouraging signs that green shoots are taking root across the economy. Whether your interest is…

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The Transfrontier Shipment Regulations: Transferring our waste problems onto our neighbours

Posted on 23rd January, 2024

Opinion piece by Matt Stoneman, Wastecare Group Sales Director For centuries, Britain has stood as a beacon of innovation and manufacturing prowess. However, in the last fifty years, a significant portion of our engineering and manufacturing has been outsourced abroad along with many of our inventions developed overseas. Waste management and recycling has followed the…

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