Category Archives: News

05Apr

Changes to workplace recycling segregation in Wales

Posted on 5th April, 2024

Workplace recycling segregation changes From April 6th 2024, The Welsh Government is introducing new regulations to improve the quality and quantity of how businesses collect and separate waste. From tomorrow, it will become law that all businesses, charities, and public sector organisations must sort their waste for recycling. This law also applies to all waste…

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27Mar

Wastecare Environmental Trust partners with Yorkshire Children’s Charity and Battrecycle to begin community project support roll out

Posted on 27th March, 2024

We are pleased to announce our partnership with, Yorkshire Children’s Charity, Batterecycle, and Elite Forest Schools, to support Sherburn Hungate Primary with their Forest School project!   About Sherburn Hungate Primary The students and staff of Sherburn Hungate Primary (SHP), located just east of Leeds, are an inspiring community who prioritise the education and wellbeing…

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15Mar

Draft legislation on vape ban published, as Wastecare successfully trials mechanised vape recycling process

Posted on 15th March, 2024

Hazardous waste management provider Wastecare Group, have successful trialed a mechanised vape recycling process at their Halifax battery recycling plant. In this week’s budget announcement (Weds 6th March 2024), the Government confirmed they plan to ban disposable vapes in in England, in line with Scotland and Wales. This has now been confirmed in a published…

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29Jan

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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26Jan

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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27Nov

Navigating regulation changes, problematic recycling costs, and the impact of the PBS: Arcus Compliance interview Wastecare on the road ahead for UK vape producers and importers

Posted on 27th November, 2023

Arcus Compliance recently sat down with our Head of Compliance Clément Gaubert, and our Head of Systems Development Kyle Beachill, to discuss the recent changes to EEE regulations that are due to have an impact on vape producers and importers. Arcus’ Managing Director Robert Sidebottom asks what the PBS will mean for vape producers, why…

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17Oct

East London Waste Authority and Wastecare Host Jumbo the Battery Elephant in East London Shopping Centres

Posted on 17th October, 2023

The East London Waste Authority (ELWA) has partnered with Wastecare Group to host their battery recycling campaign across four London Boroughs during 2023 Recycling Week. The Waste Prevention Programme team at ELWA and the four Constituent Councils have been touring the boroughs of Havering, Newham, Redbridge, and Barking and Dagenham, with the colossal ‘Jumbo the…

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