A Snapshot - April 19

Friday, 03rd of May 2019

A Roundup of Industry News During April

A brief glance at some of the headlines from around Wales in the last month. 

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Details of £6.5m Welsh Government Circular Economy Grant Announced by WRAP Cymru

Full details of Welsh Government's £6.5m Circular Economy Fund, were launched by Wrap Cymru.  The aim of this fund is to increase the use of recycled content in products and packaging produced in Wales

Click Here for details including application process



Welsh Government declares Climate Emergency

Lesley Griffiths, Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs realeases statement as Welsh Government declares a climate emergency.

Statement Here




Pembroke port authority seeks permit for waste storage

The Milford Haven Port Authority has made an application to Natural Resources Wales for an environmental permit to operate a waste storage and transfer station at Pembroke Dock.

Read LetsRecycle News Article



'Plastic-free' award UK first for Anglesey

Anglesey has become the first county in the UK to be awarded 'plastic free' community status by a marine conservation group.

Read BBC News Article



Deputy Minister visits School to discuss a deposit return scheme for drinks containers

Deputy Minister for Housing and Local Government, Hannah Blythyn has visited Ysgol Pencae in Cardiff to highlight the Welsh Government’s consultation on a deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers.

 Press Release Report




Welsh Government preparing for ‘economic shock’ of No-Deal

The Welsh Government is doing everything it can to prepare for the economic shock of a no-deal Brexit, Economy Minister Ken Skates will tell UK government ministers today.

Press Release Report