UK at risk of £600 Million Pound Budget Black Hole as Brexit discussions on EU Emissions Trading System reach end game

In the event of a no-deal Brexit, the UK will leave the EU wide Emissions Trading System before the reporting of 2018 emissions is completed. Because of this, the European Commission has proposed legislation that prevents any allowances issued by the UK Government (after 1st January 2018) from being used for compliance.* On average (2015-17) […]

Gas Security – Request for an Urgent Inquiry

CPI is concerned that the growing risks to gas security pose an urgent and serious threat to economic growth and employment. Following the announcement of the imminent closure of the Centrica Rough Gas storage facility, the level of UK gas storage relative to demand has dropped dramatically at a time when the geo-political risks to […]

EU ETS – Commission Brexit Rule Changes Cause Uncertainty for UK Paper Mills

The European Commission has moved prematurely to change the rules that govern the allocation of EU European Trading System (EU ETS) permits to UK operators without reference to the Brexit negotiations. Installations in regulated sectors are required to monitor and report their emissions of fossil carbon and provide permits to cover them. A limited number […]

Recycling & Reprocessing Associations Make a Stand at RWM 2017

RWM 2017 Stand: 4E30-F31 Visitors to RWM 2017 looking to gain an in-depth understanding of the UK’s recycling, secondary materials and reprocessing capability, capacity and industry challenges should head to the Recycling & Reprocessing Associations’ stand in hall 4. The centrally located stand will be home to 10 of the sector’s most influential organisations: Alupro, […]

Call on Government Ministers for Help on China Ban

Four Government Ministers have received a joint letter from The Recycling Association and Confederation of Paper Industries requesting high level diplomacy regarding the Chinese ban on the import of recyclable materials. With the Chinese Government recently notifying the World Trade Organisation (WTO) that it intends to ban the import of all scrap plastics and unsorted […]

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