The Chinese Government has notified the World Trade Organisation (WTO) that it will introduce a 0.5% contamination level on imported waste materials. The restriction will include paper and cardboard, plastics and others apart from 1% that will be allowed for … Continue reading →
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Since the MetalMatters programme launched in 2012, one in five UK councils have chosen to use the campaign as a vehicle to deliver their recycling messages to householders and increase the metal packaging captured at kerbside, meaning a total of 5.3 … 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 →
WRAP is consulting stakeholders on the advantages and/or disadvantages of adopting a national colour scheme for household waste and recycling containers. The consultation is part of WRAP’s work under the Framework for Greater Consistency in Recycling in England. The consistency … Continue reading →
Daventry District Council (DDC) and Norse Commercial Services have entered into a 10-year agreement to work together in a joint services venture – Daventry Norse – which will see a new waste and recycling service for residents in the district. The … Continue reading →
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Leicester-based recycling and waste management firm Casepak has been awarded a contract by Leicestershire County Council to process up to 64,000 tonnes per annum of dry mixed recyclables. Leicestershire County Council put the contract to process the county’s dry recyclables … Continue reading →
A new survey has claimed more than a third (35%) of the UK public have complained to the council about an issue relating to waste or recycling, with 95% of those people having made at least one complaint within the … Continue reading →
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The 2017 RECOUP Household Plastics Collection Survey has highlighted the need to invest in kerbside recycling collections infrastructure and communications. The report also highlights half a million tonnes of plastics packaging from UK households has been achieved. The 512,475 tonnes … Continue reading →
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