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The UK government has launched a series of consultations into a wide-ranging overhaul of the waste and recycling system, including details of its proposed tax on plastic packaging. 21 Feb 2019
Ways of using innovative legal structures to enable data to be put to use to solve some of society's problems are to be explored in three new projects that have been backed by the UK government. 31 Jan 2019
MEES are intended to ensure that all let properties in England and Wales are brought up to an E rating on an energy performance certificate. Any let property at a F or G EPC rating will be deemed substandard.
Commercial and domestic property landlords of multi-let properties where heating, cooling or hot water is supplied to tenants through a district or communal heating network are now legally obliged to provide detailed information about those networks to a central...
This guide is based on UK law. It was last reviewed in August 2011.
The UK government has published a ‘Clean Air Strategy’ aimed at cutting exposure to pollutants and slashing the costs of air pollution to society. 17 Jan 2019
LEGAL UPDATE: The Court of Session in Scotland has ruled that liquidators should treat the costs of complying with environmental clean-up liabilities as a liquidation expense. This means that compliance with certain environmental liabilities will now take... 14 Jan 2019