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EA grants six month leeway to ease materials storage concerns

The Environment Agency (EA) has said it will allow industry operators extra storage for a six month period, in answer to concerns about the build up of recyclate tonnages.This is a direct response to what the EA described as an unprecedented downturn in market conditions as overseas buyers have withdrawn their business. Some local authorities and companies could not sell enough material to stay below the current regulations storage limits, forcing them to consider the option ...