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Conwy could become the first council in Wales to switch to a four weekly waste collection system 8 February 2016

Conwy looks to four-weekly refuse collections

Conwy could become the first council in Wales to move to four-weekly collections of refuse, if approved by the authority in the coming weeks. The proposal, which has been put to the authority’s scrutiny committee, could soon be ...

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The Recycle Now campaign will focus on metals and glass recycling in the home in March, April and May 2016 10 February 2016

Recycle Now turns focus to metal and glass

 

Recycle Now – the communications campaign led by WRAP to boost household recycling – will start a three-month drive in March to capture more metal and glass material in the home. As part of the drive, WRAP has made ...

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Appointments round-up (10/02/2016)

 

With news on: Paldeep Bhatti to take lead at Kent Resource Partnership; Ray Burberry to retire from WAMITAB, and; Andigestion appoints business development manager.

Households in Daventry may be in line for a new recycling and waste collection system from 2018 9 February 2016

Daventry to vote on recycling overhaul

 

Councillors in the Northamptonshire borough of Daventry will vote on Thursday (11 February) on proposals to overhaul the council’s waste and recycling collection system. Plans to shake-up the existing collection regime are being...

FCC Greatmoor-8720 cover 8 February 2016

FCC’s Greatmoor EfW takes first waste load

 

FCC’s Greatmoor energy from waste plant has taken its first delivery of residual waste and is generating power, the company has announced. The plant – which has the capacity treat up to 300,000 tonnes of residual waste ...

New Blue Recycling Bag cover 8 February 2016

Milton Keynes trials reusable recycling sacks

 

Milton Keynes council is trialling reusable ‘bags for life’ for mixed recyclables in place of distributing free disposable pink sacks to residents in a bid to save £500,000 per year. Two areas in Beanhill received the bags ...

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Hampshire councils defend recycling record

 

A senior councillor in Hampshire has defended the county’s performance on recycling - despite recording a recycling rate of 38% in 2014/15 - claiming that the authority is among the best performers on landfill diversion in England.

Defra minister Rory Stewart 5 February 2016

Stewart: Labour food waste bill includes ‘perverse incentives’

 

Waste and recycling minister Rory Stewart has criticised a Labour-backed bill for including “perverse incentives” for retailers on food waste. During Defra ministerial questions in the House of Commons yesterday (February ...

One of the 2014 commingled trials was rolled out in Bayston Hill on the outskirts of Shrewsbury 5 February 2016

Shropshire in line for collections shake-up

 

Recycling collections in Shropshire could be overhauled in the coming months in a bid to find efficiency savings under Shropshire council’s 27-year contract with Veolia. Paul Beard, waste contracts manager for Shropshire, ...

Falkirk operates a two-stream system for dry recycling collections 4 February 2016

Falkirk signs up to Scottish consistency charter

 

Falkirk council has become the first Scottish local authority to sign up to the voluntary recycling charter developed in a bid to bring recycling collection services across Scotland more closely in line. The Scottish Household ...

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