This weeks recycling roundup features a story originating from Bristol where Bristol Waste has been refusing to collect recycling boxes if they are 'contaminated', they have hit back saying their policy states they are not obliged to collect recycing boxes if they contain broken glass, nappies, needles or pet waste, sometimes this leaves residents not having their recycling collected for weeks.
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To encourage residents to recycle, Havering have introduced a recycling roadshow which has been set up in the town's marketplace and a local Tesco as part of Recycling Week with the message that recycling can benefit the planet, this is just one of the stories featured in this weeks recycling roundup.
This weeks roundup features a story from the Paper Cup Recovery and Recycling Group saying that it is striding towards its goal of ensuring that the majority of UK retailers will have facilities for recycling paper cups by 2020.
This weeks recyclind roundup features stories including data collected from 264 councils regarding their waste collections and recycling, a new company in Greece that reward people for recycling and a new bin which helps segregate waste without the need for manual handling.
This weeks recycling roundup features a story coming from Birmingham City Council where they are sending tonnes of recycling to landfill just to clear rubbish from the street, all this was down to a dispute between the council and refuse collectors, which has now entered its 4th week.
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.
Across the UK, efforts to recycle, reuse and reducing waste are underway. All sectors of society are involved, some more than others. Here is an overview of various items in recycling news today.
Bridgend Council are still in the news this week but for all the wrong reasons, we covered it a couple of weeks ago and still residents are not happy with the service they are paying with, especially if their waste is containing used nappies,
Bristol has been named Europe’s sixth greenest city by a recent study. How do we know that the data in this study is reliable? Because it's ours!