Month: March 2000
IRELAND: “no longer a low-volume waste producing country”
The Irish Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published data on 1998 waste generation and recovery. Despite the industrial sector achieving higher levels of packaging waste recovery, the overall picture is one of increasing waste going to landfill.
Business in the Environment says some firms have head in the sand
Statistics unveiled by the fourth Business in the Environment (BiE) Index of Corporate Environmental Engagement have shown that business is failing to adopt the environmental strategies that will support sustainable development and long-term competitiveness.
Brown says company cars will be taxed according to CO2 emissions
Further changes to company car taxation were announced by Chancellor Gordon Brown in his 2000 Budget. From April 2002, company car tax will be calculated based on carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and discounts for older cars and higher business mileage will be scrapped.
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