Yearly Archives: 2022

COP26 and the way forward for Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

COP stands for Conference of the Parties and is the United Nation’s annual climate change conference where governments get together to make critical decisions on what to do about the climate crisis. COP26 held in Glasgow in November 2021 brought together global parties to accelerate actions towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. The reflections on COP26 have been mixed. Some people appreciated the agreements made while others were left disappointed. The initial aims

Waste Management Rules, 2021

The Waste Management Rules, 2021 (WMR, 2021) will come into effect on 31st May 2022. The legislation sets out a permitting system for waste generators and handlers, as well as identifies persons and activities exempted from the Rules. The legislation relates to the generation, processing, treatment, packaging, storage, transportation, collection, disposal, recovery, recycling or other activities related to the management of waste, other than radioactive waste. For assistance with obtaining your waste permit please contact us.