jon davis

Recycling Roundup 10th September

This weeks Recycling Roundup features stories including a new scheme in Australia to encourage people to recycle properly, recycling centres in Gloucestershire are set to reduce their opening hours and will close an extra day during winter to save money, and finally letters from Gwent Council advising residents of changes to collections have been found dumped on a hill.

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Recycling Roundup 9th April

Stories for this weeks Recycling Roundup include criminals in Germany have reversed engineered the bottle desposit vending machines to pay out for multiple bottles, a business in has invested £250k into the scrap buying and processing facility in Cumbria, and finally a drinks can awareness programme were at the finish line to engage race fans.

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Recycling Roundup 26th Feburary

This weeks Recycling Roundup contains stories including residents in Ealing can now use an app for information on recycling in their local area, staff at Oxfordshire's household recycling centre being given body cameras to help tackle abuse they are given from customers and finally residents in Shropshire have been complaining to the council because they have not been given lids for their recycling boxes.

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French Start-ups Reward Residents for Recycling

A French start up company called Terradona offers free gifts to people who sort their waste correctly, they have developed a smart box called Cliiink which attaches to the bin and gives them points when they put an item in the correct recycling bin which they then can redeem in various shops.  

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Recycling Roundup 24th July

The biggest story coming out of the news this week has been the controversy that has rised in Sheffield regarding Veolia.  A leak in the system allegedly showed that the company diverted material that was intended for recycling ending up going to the incinerator.  

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