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Stroud welcomes ‘most-improved recycler’ tag

Stroud district council – which saw the biggest improvement in its recycling rate for the last financial year – has put its increase down to a revamp of its collection service. That’s according to Councillor Simon Pickering, chair of environment committee at Stroud district council. His comments follow Defra’s ...

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas – so much so that Letsrecycle Live is delighted to announce the launch of its 2018 Christmas Competition! With Christmas cheer in abundance at letsrecycle.com HQ, we are ...

An investigation is underway into the death of a man at FDS Waste Services in Mannings Heath Road in Poole yesterday (13 December). Dorset Police was called to the scene at 11.30am to reports of an “industrial incident...

The body representing waste management companies across Europe is seeking to drive support for potential new EU legislation mandating the use of recycled material in plastic drinks bottles. FEAD – the European Federation of ...

With the Brexit date now almost 100 days away, Paul Taylor, CEO at FCC Environment gives his thoughts on what some of the impacts might be as well as what is happening now. On 19th December, the UK's exit from the EU ...

With news on: Danone partners with Ecosurety on packaging compliance; Council bids to reduce HWRC waiting times; Ellgia announces Cambridge hospital contract; Cheshire East consults on collection changes; and,  East Devon to trial ...

The Hertfordshire Waste Partnership (HWP) has incurred “significantly reduced income streams in a number of areas” for the last financial year due to challenges in recycling markets. The announcement from HWP – the ...

Derbyshire-based recycling business Ward Recycling has exported over 50,000 tonnes of ferrous and non-ferrous metals from its dedicated deep sea dock at Immingham, seven months after it opened. The business which recycles ...

Senior waste industry figures have said they hope measures introduced in Defra’s upcoming Resources and Waste Strategy will help to boost stagnating recycling rates. The latest statistics on household waste and recycling were ...

A plan to drive environmental compliance at Scotland’s landfill sites has been launched this week by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA). SEPA’s Landfill Sector Plan also looks to harness innovation and help the ...

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Neil Grundon, deputy chairman of Grundon Waste Management, says a clear mandate is needed to deal with the UK’s waste in a post-Brexit world.

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Waste Producers

With such a strong media message about plastic waste this year, thanks to campaigns such as “Plastic Free July”, the idea of a Christmas clean-up is an exciting prospect.

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