Proposals for European Fertiliser Regulations are currently being developed by the DG ENTR. A recent discussion held in Europe suggests that these may have implications for the UK market for compost and digestate with both product and waste status.
SEPA have issued guidance on determining capacity for PPC section 5.3 and 5.4 activities. It sets out how the thresholds in the Industrial Emissions Directive will apply and when a PPC permit may be required.
A report by the ESA on the UK's position in the European recycling league tables. The report states that the UK is someway from meeting its it’s target for the recycling of 50% of household waste by 2020.