October 2016 Legal Updates


This month we wanted to highlight a piece of legislation that came into force on 24th February 2016. The Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2016 reduced the regulatory burdens on businesses through permitting delegation with signing off reports and removing the requirement to provide an operational plan. Other changes included, transferring scheme approvals away from the Secretary of State, the National Assembly for Wales and the Scottish Ministers to the applicable environmental regulator; and providing operators of schemes based in both Great Britain and Northern Ireland with the right to apply for approval from only one regulator instead of two.

Global climate strike week reflection

 On the 23rd September in NY the As global climate strike week draws to a close, we at Green Element reflect on how we feel it went. 'I’m out of the office… Just took a long lunch break to prevent mass starvation'. To kick off the week on the 20th September Green...

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Why we are joining the Global Climate Strike

"What we do now, and in the next few years, will profoundly affect the next few thousand years" David Attenborough We at Green Element are looking forward to joining millions around the world on Friday 20th of September for the Global Climate Strike to continue the...

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