Conwy could be about to move to four-weekly residual waste collections across the whole county after a successful year-long trial, a move that a task and finish group has said could save the council nearly £400,000 a year.
Anglesey has seen its recycling rate increase to a sizeable 66 per cent, up 10 per cent on 2015/16, thanks to the introduction of a three-weekly residual waste collection service and improved recycling options.
A round-up of news from the waste and resources sector including a new test for anaerobic digestion biomethane potential, food waste funding for Norfolk and an inquiry into the sustainability of the Ministry of Justice.
Social enterprise recycling company Bryson Recycling has been awarded a contract to continue delivering kerbside recycling services to over 14,500 homes in the Northern Ireland authority of Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council.
Environment Secretary Michael Gove says he hasn't given enough thought to the Chinese ban on waste imports that could rock the UK's recycling industry, despite it coming into action in two months' time.
Up to 27 million tonnes of waste from industry could be better utilised through biorefining in Scotland every year, with the potential to add millions of pounds of value to Scotland’s economy, says a new Zero Waste Scotland report.