Consultation description – Commonly littered items ‘The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) wants to gather evidence around commonly littered single-use plastic items to help inform future policy decisions. We are interested in your views on single-use plastic items, especially: wet wipes, tobacco filters, sachets and single-use cups We are also asking for […]

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Read the Defra view on this here Surfers Against Sewage ‘Today, we reveal yet further shocking evidence of the sewage pollution crisis plaguing the UK’s seas and rivers through our 2021 Water Quality Report. Our findings categorically show that water companies are increasing the discharge of harmful amounts of sewage into the environment with devastating consequences […]

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Commentary Green Alliance commentary Guardian – Campaigners celebrate new law but vow to fight on Defra – World-leading Environment Act becomes law ‘Legislation will improve air and water quality, tackle waste, increase recycling, halt the decline of species, and improve our natural environment. Legislation that will protect and enhance our environment for future generations has […]

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