A new partnership between the Northern Ireland Environment Agency and Forensic Science is stepping up the fight against environmental crime. The Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) and Forensic Science Northern Ireland (FSNI) have agreed to work closely to enhance their … Continue reading →
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A new deal to recycle more mattresses, carpets and furniture and defer them from landfill has been secured by the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) and social enterprise recycler Usel. The agreement will see Belfast-based Usel (Ulster Supported Employment Ltd) … Continue reading →
Provisional Northern Ireland local authority collected municipal waste management statistics for July to September 2017 have been published, revealing the country’s recycling rate is 51.5%, an increase on the 48.4% recorded during the same three months of 2016. The Department … Continue reading →
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Derry City and Strabane District Council has approved a strategy aimed at developing a “zero waste circular economy”, the first of its kind in the UK. The strategy, developed by Eunomia Research & Consulting, brings together the principles of zero waste and the circular … Continue reading →
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A Tyrone man has received a suspended sentence following the discovery of an illegal landfill site containing waste from the Republic of Ireland. Patrick Nugent of Altaglushan Road, Galbally, Dungannon was sentenced to two-years imprisonment suspended for three years at … Continue reading →
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Granville Ecopark (pictured), an award-winning enhanced anaerobic digestion (AD) facility based in Northern Ireland, has become the first AD plant in the UK to achieve certification under the recently launched AD Certification Scheme (ADCS). The scheme is an industry-led initiative that … Continue reading →
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Northern Ireland’s household waste preparing for reuse, dry recycling and composting rate has reached 50% for the period between April and June 2017, an increase on the 46.4% recorded during the same three months of 2016. At council level, rates … Continue reading →
Latest figures for recycling in Northern Ireland show a 2% rise councils’ household waste preparing for reuse, dry recycling and composting rate, compare to 40.1% recorded during the same three months of 2015. At council level, rates varied from 37.1% … Continue reading →
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