Metals and WEEE/Batteries news
Overall volume of WEEE collections in 2013 fell 3% from 2012
EA: QP will provide ‘higher degree of market confidence’
Collection rate just shy of 30% target
Illegal WEEE export subsidises other harmful activities, report indicates
Defra and WRAP defend decision not to open a tender on cost grounds
WRAP and Valpak to review metal and plastics packaging data
BIR and the world recycling industry will enter 2014 confronted by some all-too-familiar issues and the ever-developing threat of protectionism to free and fair trade.