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Recycling Roundup 27th May

This weeks Recycling Roundup features stories about a persistent fly-tipper, a rather grim discovery in a rubbish tip that turned out to be a doctor's training skeleton and residents in Lancashire are going to see changes in plastic recycling.

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Paper Cup Recycling Scheme Launched at Bristol Airport

A paper cup recycling scheme has been launched at Bristol Airport in a bid to reduce waste. The airport launched the scheme in partnership with SWRnewstar, the company that supplies its catering and waste management services. The company say that the scheme will make it easy as possible for passengers to recycle their paper cups.

 

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Has This Recycling Company Solved the Welsh Nappy Problem?

Over 200 million soiled nappies are discarded in Welsh rubbish bins each year, and this equates to 10% of black bag waste. The sheer amount of discarded nappies has proven to be a headache for councils who have been told that they must recycle 60% of their waste by 2020, or face hefty fines. But one recycling company is taking the initiative, and recycling them into new items like pin boards and insulation.

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Recycling Roundup 22nd April

This weeks Recycling Roundup features news about recycling centres in Surrey that will not be able to accept waste wood from June when new charges are introduced, due to a lack of payment points. A mountain of unwanted brown bins has appeared at a recycling centre after thousands of residents in Midlothian refused to sign up for a paid garden waste collection service and changes are coming to waste and recycling services in Pembrokeshire.

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