Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

15th September 2017
Reuse Charities See Stagnating Donations

Reuse Charities See Stagnating Donations

The Furniture Re-use Network (FRN) Social Impact Report 2017 published yesterday (14 September) shows a “stagnation” in donations of furniture and electrical equipment to reuse charities in the UK, despite a growing demand for second-hand goods. Reuse charities can be … 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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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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10th August 2017
Ministers Urged To Intervene Over Chinese Waste Import Ban

Ministers Urged To Intervene Over Chinese Waste Import Ban

Four Government Ministers have received a joint letter from The Recycling Association and Confederation of Paper Industries requesting “high level diplomacy” regarding the Chinese ban on the import of recyclable materials. With the Chinese Government recently notifying the World Trade … 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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28th July 2017
ITV Leeds Celebrate 100% Diversion Of Waste From Landfill

ITV Leeds Celebrate 100% Diversion Of Waste From Landfill

ITV studios in Leeds, the home of the hit series Emmerdale and many other TV successes, are celebrating their achievement in diverting 100% of their waste from landfill in partnership with B&M Waste Services.  Carbon Neutral B&M Waste Services have … Continue reading

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27th July 2017
Contamination “Hindering” Scotland’s Recycling Potential

Contamination “Hindering” Scotland’s Recycling Potential

Contamination of waste being sent to Scotland’s material recovery facilities (MRFs) is “hindering” Scotland’s ability to maximise the quantity and quality of material available from recycling, according to a report published today (27 July) by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency … Continue reading

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