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Progressive Welsh policy on SuDS begins to create waves

Progressive Welsh policy on SuDS begins to create waves

WITH Wales leading the march in its progressive adoption of Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS), Aggregate Industries has emphasised the important opportunity this powerful approach could also have in enhancing flood mitigation efforts across the wider UK. In a major step forward for flood management policy, this January (2019) saw the Welsh Government enforce new legislation...

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‘Scotland jumps the gun with deposit return’, says SESA

THE Scottish Government has announced details of proposals for a deposit return scheme, with a 20p refundable deposit levied on all glass and plastics bottles and drinks cans. Any retailer who sells drinks will be required to accept returns, either by investing in reverse vending machines or ‘over-the-counter’ manual take back. The scheme will be...