Waste Collection

22nd June 2018
Bin Lorry Races Raise £20k For Alzheimer’s Charity

Bin Lorry Races Raise £20k For Alzheimer’s Charity

On Saturday 16 June it wasn’t donkeys racing up and down the beachfront at Weston-super-Mare but bin men and women from all across the UK competing in the National Refuse Championships (NRC). Now in its second year the event raised … Continue reading

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15th June 2018
Biffa Awarded 10-Year Contract With Melton Borough Council

Biffa Awarded 10-Year Contract With Melton Borough Council

The UK’s leading national recycling and waste management provider, Biffa, has won a 10-year contract to manage waste, recycling and street cleansing services for Melton Borough Council in Leicestershire from October 2018.  Biffa will be implementing a brand-new fleet in … Continue reading

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13th June 2018
Aluminium Beverage Can Recycling Reaches 74 Percent

Aluminium Beverage Can Recycling Reaches 74 Percent

The recycling figure for aluminium beverage cans in the EU, Switzerland, Norway and Iceland is already well above the future EU Circular Economy recycling targets, reaching 74 percent, reports European Aluminium, the Brussels-based industry association. The overall recycling rate increased by … Continue reading

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7th June 2018
Barnet Council Agrees To Scrap Food Waste Collection

Barnet Council Agrees To Scrap Food Waste Collection

Barnet Council’s Environment Committee has this week agreed to scrap the separate collection of food waste among a range of measures that it says will ensure services are run in the most “efficient, effective and economical way possible”. Currently, the … Continue reading

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6th June 2018
New Recycle Now Campaign Toolkit Introduces Refreshed Style

New Recycle Now Campaign Toolkit Introduces Refreshed Style

Recycle Now has launched a new communications toolkit for local authorities and partners, introducing a social norming messaging style designed to motivate citizen behaviour change to improve recycling. The toolkit’s refreshed messaging approach is based on research findings showing that … Continue reading

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5th June 2018
Free Drinking Water Along Wales Coast Path To Tackle Plastic Pollution

Free Drinking Water Along Wales Coast Path To Tackle Plastic Pollution

Free public access to drinking water will be available at key communities along the Wales Coast path, under Welsh Government plans to improve access to drinking water in public places across Wales to help reduce the use of single use … Continue reading

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5th June 2018
Landfilling Plastic Food Packaging Costs Scotland £11m Annually

Landfilling Plastic Food Packaging Costs Scotland £11m Annually

Over 64,000 tonnes of plastic food packaging and plastic bottles is disposed into household residual waste instead of being recycling, costing the country a staggering £11m each year, according to Zero Waste Scotland. The figures have been released today (Tuesday … Continue reading

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1st June 2018
FCC Awarded East Northamptonshire Recycling Contract

FCC Awarded East Northamptonshire Recycling Contract

East Northamptonshire Council has signed a new seven-year contract with FCC Environment that aims to “better manage” waste and recycling throughout the area and to help residents recycle more and waste and litter less. The £20m contract, which will save … Continue reading

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