SPECIAL REPORT: Local authorities are keen to increase recycling rates – but Worthing borough councillor Edward Crouch has taken a more personal approach than most. Cllr Crouch, who is the council’s Executive Member for ...

Chris Dow, managing director of Dagenham-plastic bottle recyclers Closed Loop, argues that high packaging recycling targets will be good for the recycling sector. At Closed Loop Recycling we wholeheartedly ...

Plans by Novera Energy Ltd to build a gasification plant in East London to generate power from waste-fuel have met with fierce objections from the Green Party. London MEP Jean Lambert has labelled the 25 million plant "just another ...

Councils in Leicestershire are to harmonise their recycling collections in an effort to provide a more consistent service within the county. Residents in Blaby, Charnwood, Harborough, Hinckley & Bosworth, Melton and Oadby...

Diana Caldwell, marketing and communications manager for aluminium packaging recycling organisation Alupro, says more needs to be done to build on positive action already being taken to increase recycling rates. Working for...

The Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has today (March 23) concluded a series of work on plastics recycling that it is hoped will stimulate investment in the sector, and help to boost recycling rates for the material. ...

Coventry city council has agreed to extend its existing MRF (Materials Recycling Facility) contract with Biffa for a further two years, to avoid the ‘risk’ of a less favourable deal. In a meeting earlier this month (1 August...

Liverpool-based Gaskell's Waste Services is to build a £1 million materials recycling facility to process trade waste from the North West region. The company has specialised in the collection of trade waste including material from ...