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WRA to challenge hazardous waste regulations

WRA to challenge hazardous waste regulations

THE Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA) is planning to challenge hazardous waste regulations which it fears will damage the waste wood supply chain. It has also rejected latest proposals from the UK’s four environmental regulators regarding the Waste Wood Classification project, and is asking them to give more support to the waste wood industry. The WRA...

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Wood bodies call for explanation from DEFRA on packaging target reductions

Wood bodies call for explanation from DEFRA on packaging target reductions

THE Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA) and the Wood Panel Industries Federation (WPIF) have written a joint letter to DEFRA, asking for an explanation as to why the waste wood packaging recycling targets have been reduced to 35%. The letter follows an announcement last week when DEFRA published its packaging waste recycling targets for businesses for...

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WRA calls on Government to safeguard waste wood supply

WRA calls on Government to safeguard waste wood supply

THE Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA) has called for the reopening of household waste recycling centres (HWRCs) as soon as is practical to safeguard the future of the panel board and biomass industries. According to the organisation, HWRCs provide a quarter of the total waste wood generated in the UK each year, which is used to...