Andusia News

Posted on: 17th Mar 2020

No Change to RDF Exports

Andusia would like to take the opportunity to assure you that whilst borders in Europe are closing in light of the ongoing Coronavirus, trade is still moving – including RDF. Currently there are no restrictions of this nature and it is business as usual.

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Posted on: 9th Mar 2020

Swedish EfW Tax this April

Last December, the Swedish Government approved plans to introduce a 75Kr (£6) per tonne tax on waste imported from the UK, effective from 1st April 2020. This tax will rise by a further £3 in both 2021 and 2022.

The tax on waste that is burnt was passed by Riksdag (Swedish parliament) in order for Sweden to achieve national climate targets.

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Posted on: 2nd Mar 2020

Another Landfill Tax Increase in April 2020

The UK Government’s tax on landfill increases year on year and 2020 is no different. Come April this year, the landfill tax will increase once more in line with the Retail Price Index. Come April 2020, landfill tax will increase from £91.35 to £94.15 per tonne.

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Posted on: 11th Feb 2020

Brexit Enters Transition Period

Unless you have been hiding under a rock, after 47 years of membership, the UK left the European Union on 31st January 2020. We are now in a 1-year transition period whilst the Government secures a deal, including a new trade agreement to enter into force in January 2021.

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Posted on: 19th Nov 2019

Dutch Tax Passes Parliament

Plans for a €31-per-tonne tax on the import of waste into the Netherlands have been accepted and passed in the first stage of Dutch Parliament.

However, the Dutch Waste Management Association is hoping to lobby parliament to amend the legislation before a final vote next month in the Senate.

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Posted on: 28th Oct 2019

Further Brexit Delays

EU leaders have now agreed to extend the Brexit decision until 31st January 2020. Meaning the UK will not leave as planned on Thursday 31st October 2019.

The ‘flextension’ is named as such because the UK could leave before the January deadline if a deal is approved in Parliament.

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