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Consultation on Waste Transfer Notes and waste carrier legislation for England and Wales »

The Government is seeking views on proposals for greater flexibility on documents that can be used as an alternative to a Waste Transfer Note, which the ‘Red Tape Challenge’ concluded are burdensome for some small businesses.

Energy news round-up »

Energy news from DECC: Energy Bill to stimulate low-carbon growth, Efficiency Strategy to transform energy use, update to Renewable Energy Roadmap, encouraging bioenergy innovation and local schemes

Electricity market reform to “keep the lights on, bills down and air clean” »

DECC has published draft electricity market reform legislation designed to provide investors with transparency, longevity and certainty to attract £110 billion of investment in new low-carbon power generation for the 21st Century.

New plans for a sustainable Wales »

Welsh Environment Minister John Griffiths has launched plans to ensure public services deliver long term sustainable benefits for the people of Wales; the Welsh Government seeks views on proposals for a Sustainable Development Bill.

Welsh Government sets out vision for sustainable development bill »

Speaking to representatives of Wales’ public, private and the third sectors in December, Environment and Sustainable Development Minister John Griffiths outlined plans for a sustainable development bill.

Better food labelling for less waste »

Defra's food policy team explain how recent research has revealed confusion over date marking on food, and how new best practice guidance and European legislation will help make labelling clearer and reduce food waste.