Recycling News:

Waste and recycling for Powys residents could come at a price
…People in Powys who want to use household waste and recycling facilities… introduced permits over concerns about the cost of recycling waste from outside… to Monmouthshire waste and recycling sites came from over the border, with Abergavenny just six…


Call for two Welsh councils to share recycling sites
…Powys residents say they face a 50-mile round trip to a recycling centre… asking why they cannot use the waste recycling centre in Abergavenny," Jackie… Democracy Reporting Service Local Democracy Reporting Service . Why plastic recycling


Food recycling in Scotland 'up by more than 40%'
…Why is recycling so complicated? Recycling of food waste in Scotland has risen… by 2045. Recycling: Why is it so confusing? Food waste a bigger cause of climate… change than plastics The additional increase in food waste sent for recycling (47,000…


Music festival HebCelt recycled 80% of its waste
… after recycling almost all its rubbish last year. This year's event, which begins…% of all rubbish generated - was recycled or sent to a biogradable waste digester… also made huge strides in cutting waste and using biodegradable and recycled


Experts recommend 'latte levy' of 25p per cup
… recommended banning non-recyclable expanded polystyrene/PVC beverage cups in line…." The report also recommends promoting recycling and the use of reusable cups… lining, and are difficult to recycle unless they are collected separately from other…


Recycling: How recyclable is your food shop?
… can't be easily recycled or recycled at all. Food is wrapped in packaging to make… sustainable materials should be used and that recycling labels should be simpler. Which…, they found that only 52% could be placed in household recycling bins . The British Retail…


M&S defends Little Shop toy giveaway despite backlash
… was "at the heart" of the Little Shop collectables and that M&S would recycle any unwanted toys… to the M&S Facebook page said: "M&S, you've completely missed the point. Yes, recycling… wanted to return them for recycling. The retailer is also running swap events where…


Fast fashion: Zara promises all its clothes will be sustainable by 2025
…, linen and polyester they sell will be organic, sustainable or recycled. Zara has 64… clothes so they can be reused or recycled into new items. Some people in the fashion… industry have been calling for more clothes recycling in order to protect…


Michael Gove: Time running out to stop damage to planet
…Michael Gove threw his weight behind a comprehensive plastic bottle recycling… incentive Mr Gove announced that he favours an "all in" deposit return recycling scheme… incentive" to recycle, he told the audience at Kew. Large retailers have lobbied against…


Firefighters tackle blaze at recycling plant
…Firefighters have tackled a large fire at a metal recycling business in Duncrue…