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13 Dec 2013
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Council to scrap kerbside boxes for communal bins
Brighton & Hove City Council is to replace its city centre recycling...
Understanding your target audience is key to successfully increasing...
Will Simpson takes a look at the dangerous legacy left behind by previous and...
With more than 100 anaerobic digestion plants up and running in the UK, the technology is becoming increasingly important to the country’s energy (and waste treatment)...
Using rubbish as a resource could generate £1bn
Local Government Association says utlising rubbish as a resource could earn local authorities £1 billion.
Banking on deposits
South Australia has a very established deposit-refund scheme that has been operating since the ’70s. Susanna Prouse finds out how the system has evolved and whether...
Recycling centre staff trained as lifesavers
Staff at Suffolk household waste recycling centres given defibrillators and lifesaving training as part of new initiative.
Hackney alters recycling method to boost rates
Hackney residents to see green boxes replaced with green sacks on Friday, as council implements new recycling system.
Edinburgh council reinforces ‘side waste’ policy
Edinburgh City Council reintroduces ‘side waste’ fine policy for residents who repeatedly leave out too much rubbish.
NORTH KESTEVEN TOPS THE LEAGUE
Set in the heart of rural Lincolnshire, North Kesteven is the only area in the country to recycle over 50 per cent of its waste.
‘First of its kind’ mattress recycling facility opens in Wales
Rhondda Cynon Taf Council has opened a new, ‘first of its kind’ waste facility that enables mattresses to be recycled.
Lifting the lid
Waste management is nothing new, nor is the science of working out what’s being thrown away. Julian Parfitt of Resource Futures considers the history and methodology of...
To stream or not to stream?
Over the last decade, many councils have shifted to commingled collection. It’s prompted a significant debate about the right approach and who should bear which...
New legislation on the way we deal with waste portable batteries means big changes for the battery recycling industry. But just how are batteries sorted and recycled?...
Incentives: Can points mean prizes?
The saying goes, 'A good dead is its own reward'. But when it comes to recycling, many people need a bit more enticement. Beccy Sims learns that an American...
Pay as you throw: A sticking point
Mention the term "pay as you throw' and everyone has an opinion. Yet, there are some parts of the country that have quietly instituted compulsory recycling....
What is an Appropriate Waste Collection?
Dr Adam Read and Joe Kingston of Hyder Consulting share their thoughts on what is an appropriate collection service and how to make AWC work on the ground
Portsmouth ‘BIG Recycle’
Defra backs Recoup scheme
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