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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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!
Nappies, incontinence pads and sanitary products are a major player in what ends up in landfill, over 1 million tonnes in the UK alone are produced each year, but now scientists in Aberystwyth have provided a solution which may stop all this ending up in landfill.
Our last visit to the home nations focuses on Northern Ireland and their battle of stopping waste ending up in landfill, a programme launched by the Department of Environment In Northern Ireland called the Rethink Waste Programme to help sectors of society.
We think recycling is just an everyday chore , but do people think of the benefits of recycling your items, recycling paper saves trees is the obvious one but when it comes to plastic and glass the energy saved can save wildlife and carbon emmissions. So it would be benficial in the long term if everything that can be recycled is.
With the January almost at an end, everyone has been paid and now people are looking at booking their holidays, with campsites and staycations becoming more and more popular, litter is increasing at hiking trails and areas of beauty. Our blog covers a few tips on how to reduce the amount of waste you produce when going away.
Recycling is in the news on a daily occurance in many different capacities, this series' takes a look at what news has made the headlines this week from around the world, from Starbucks lauching a new coffee cup recycling scheme to a rocket launcher being found at a recycling centre.