With purse strings continually drawn tighter, council services are increasingly stretched. Rob Cole looks into how the UK might fund the comprehensive waste and recycling services needed to meet higher targets in the 2020s.
Don’t be fooled into thinking slavery ended in the 19th century with the Abolition Act. Abuse of the vulnerable is happening today, right now, in all sectors of the UK – and the resources industry is no exception.
Binmen in Trafford have staged a sit-in protest over proposed changes to the council's green waste collection services that would see the number of people responsible for loading waste into collection trucks reduced from two to one.