Cardiff residents that persistently place non-recyclable items in recycling containers face the prospect of a fine and prosecution if they do not heed warnings from Cardiff Council to recycle properly as part of the council’s bid to reduce contamination and increase the city’s recycling rate.
Cardiff’s new campaign, set to be rolled out from 2 March and entitled ‘See Pink, Stop and Think’, will see pink stickers placed on recycling and garden waste bags incorrectly presented as part... More
Cornwall County Council has agreed a new eight-year waste and recycling collection contract with Biffa, which is expected to increase tonnages of recyclable materials collected at the kerbside by 59 per cent.
A new report from the Environmental Services Association (ESA), produced by Eunomia Research and Consulting, has concluded that local authorities in England that contract out their waste services achieve higher recycling rates than in-house services.
Paul Vanston, CEO of the Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment (INCPEN), calls on the resources and waste industry to be bold in its actions to combat climate change and advance the circular economy in 2020.
Local authorities across the UK are declaring Climate Emergencies, committing to reducing their carbon emissions to net zero. But how can their waste management contribute to that aim? Imogen Benson reports.
West Sussex County Council has announced that it will be ending payments of recycling credits to District and Borough Councils from 1 April 2020, claiming the system has ‘not driven any significant improvement in performance’.
The Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport (ADEPT) has called on the Netherlands Government to rethink its decision to introduce a tax on the import of refuse derived fuel (RDF).