Public Behavior

18th September 2017
HSE Sets Out Waste Sector Health & Safety Priorities

HSE Sets Out Waste Sector Health & Safety Priorities

The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has published its priority areas for the waste and recycling sector in a major new publication. The publication outlines the focus of the HSE over the next 3-5 years over 19 industry sectors. Alongside … Continue reading

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8th September 2017
Public Services Must Be Given “Vital” Public Scrutiny – APSE

Public Services Must Be Given “Vital” Public Scrutiny – APSE

New research suggests transparency and public scrutiny processes over public services are being perceived as “weak” and fail to have impact, something that is “vital”, the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) says. As the shape of public services and … Continue reading

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1st September 2017
Further Birmingham Bin Strikes “Certain” As Redundancies Go Ahead

Further Birmingham Bin Strikes “Certain” As Redundancies Go Ahead

Birmingham City Council will go ahead with issuing refuse worker redundancy notices, it has announced, after Unite urged the council’s cabinet to not “undermine” democratically elected councillors in its vote yesterday (31 August). The Union said further industrial action was … Continue reading

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29th August 2017
Defra Launches £500,000 Litter Prevention Fund

Defra Launches £500,000 Litter Prevention Fund

Almost £500,000 will be awarded to community projects to tackle littering, Defra Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey has announced. The funding aims to support the development of “new innovation and approaches” for tackling litter, from behavioural research for better positioned bins … Continue reading

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25th August 2017
Seizing Vehicles Must Become “Default Penalty” For Fly-Tipping – CLA

Seizing Vehicles Must Become “Default Penalty” For Fly-Tipping – CLA

New proposals on how to deal with fly-tipping have been put forward by the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) over the Bank Holiday weekend – a time when there can be a surge of illegally dumped waste across rural … Continue reading

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23rd August 2017
Bin Collection Complaints Upheld By Ombudsman Rockets 59%

Bin Collection Complaints Upheld By Ombudsman Rockets 59%

Councils in England are “getting it wrong too often” when it comes to waste collection complaints, says the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman, whose new report reveals a rocketing increase in upheld waste services complaints. Its new report – … Continue reading

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7th August 2017
Eunomia Report Predicts 63% Recycling Rate Glass Ceiling For UK

Eunomia Report Predicts 63% Recycling Rate Glass Ceiling For UK

UK’s supply of waste treatment capacity will exceed the available quantity of residual waste in 2020/21, according to Environmental consultancy Eunomia, as it publishes it’s twelfth Residual Waste Infrastructure Review, out today (7 August). The consultancy says that were all … Continue reading

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2nd August 2017
Welsh Water Clamps Down On Fly-Tippers

Welsh Water Clamps Down On Fly-Tippers

Welsh Water is warning people they could face prosecution if they are caught fly-tipping at any of its sites. The warning comes after the company successfully prosecuted an individual who illegally disposed of waste at the car park of one … Continue reading

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