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Malta is Europe's Worst Recycler

Wednesday, 6 December 2017 09:23:38 Europe/London

Malta is Europe's worst recycler, only 6.7% of all waste in malta  despite there being a push towards better waste management, to put it in context the average in Europe is 45%.  The Environment Minister said that recycling would become compulsory under new waste legislation that is currently being drafted.  

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Posted By Michelle

Belgium is Streets Ahead When it Comes to Recycling

Friday, 1 December 2017 09:28:54 Europe/London

According to latest statistics, Belgium is one of the mos prolific recyclers in Europe with a whopping 81% compared to the average of 65% and this is mainly down to stringent waste regulations, sorting of waste is compulsory which makes the recycling element easier.  

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Posted By Jon

Leeds Council Considers Its Options Over Falling Recycling Rates

Wednesday, 29 November 2017 09:06:10 Europe/London

Leeds council are reviewing the city's recycling strategy after the recycling rates in the city plummeted.  After reaching 44% in the last decade, the rates dropped to 38% in the last 2 years and it now looks like they are going to fail with the national target of 50% by 2020.  

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Posted By Sam

Northern Ireland is now at a record low of sending waste to landfill, as well as an increase of 3.6% to 50% for recycling rates, these are the first set of figures published since new regulations on separate food waste which came into force in April.  Despite a very simple change it has made a significant increase in recycling for the region.  

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Posted By jon davis

Recycling Rates Across Europe Infographic

Wednesday, 7 August 2013 15:58:26 Europe/London

Recyclingbins.co.uk has produced an infographic showing municipal solid waste (msw) rates within Europe and the USA. With the European Environment Agency already stating that many countries in Europe will fail to reach the European directive of recycling at least 50% by 2020, it is important that Britain continues the trend over the last 10 years of having the fastest growing recycling rate in Europe.

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Posted By By Jon Davis

Research from recycling experts shows UK lags behind rest of Europe

Wednesday, 10 July 2013 10:03:43 Europe/London

We were recently approached to see if we would like to put together a study on recycling rates across Europe. We were delighted to be asked and used information that had been compiled by the relevant environment agency of each country along with some of our own research to follow on from this. Below you will find the press release that has achieved national and international press coverage. 

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Posted By By Jon Davis

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