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Murky waters: record £90 million fine for dumping sewage

United Kingdom - April 14 2022 A record £90 million fine has been imposed on Southern Water after pleading guilty to over 6000 illegal discharges of sewage and 51 breaches of…

Stephen Panton, Davina Watson

Construction Waste and the Environment Act 2021

United Kingdom - February 3 2022 Despite the shortages of materials that the construction industry experienced in 2021, and the concerns that this will continue in 2022, the industry…

Helen Coxon, Michelle Essen

The Environment Act 2021 - what about waste?

United Kingdom - November 19 2021 The Environment Act 2021 received Royal Assent on 9 November 2021. It has taken its time to get here, with a general election, Brexit, a global…

Ashley Borthwick, Stephen Panton

An indictment of a consumerist society? Pressure mounts on manufacturers, retailers and online marketplaces

United Kingdom - August 17 2021 The recent ITV News investigation into Amazon's waste removal and destruction policies claims that Amazon destroys millions of unsold products every…

Stephen Panton, Davina Watson

Draeger Safety UK Limited v The London Fire Commissioner (HT-2021-000145)

United Kingdom - August 13 2021 In a rare example of the High Court agreeing to maintain the automatic suspension in the context of a procurement challenge, the Technology and…

Richard Collins, Deborah Ramshaw