Recycling News:

Kirklees Council seizes 1,300 green bins in recycling drive
…More than 1,300 households have had their recycling bins confiscated in just… to properly recycle. Since April, "advisers" have checked green bins during collections… are removed for up to six months. Phillipa Hather, one of a team of waste and recycling


Kirklees Council: Recycling row over green bin 'fiasco'
…A council's decision to confiscate recycling bins if people put the wrong sort… are being recycled each week - the equivalent of between nine and 17 bin wagons…. The district's recycling rate is 27%, falling well below the national average of 45…


Dollywood mannequin recycling tackles throwaway society
… arrive every week at the graveyard, where they are recycled and rehired to the retail…


Why is the US so bad at recycling?
Recycling has become so expensive that some US cities have suspended… their programmes. One major issue is people throwing away things that can't be recycled. Video…


Firefighters tackle large recycling blaze at Red Lodge
…Firefighters spent the night tackling flames at a recycling centre after 70…


Huge fire at Guernsey Recycling site was 'avoidable'
… was "avoidable", a report found. The blaze in the Guernsey Recycling site off Bulwer Avenue… by Guernsey Recycling. Mr Le Page said the problems with disposing batteries were… and Guernsey Recycling look at how to ensure all hazardous material is removed before waste…


Ammanford fire: Crews tackle metal recycling site blaze
… at a metal recycling site sent huge plumes of black smoke into the sky. About 30… the road to Ammanford Metal Recycling. The fire service sent five engines to the scene…


Processed hospital waste dumped in Upton Grey lane
… a recycling centre. The waste has been cordoned off until it can be assessed… their jobs." Mr Ruffell said: "It looks like the residue from a recycling centre…


Large fire breaks out at recycling site in Ammanford
…A fire has broken out at a metal recycling site, sending huge plumes of black…


Recycling Wales' dirty baby nappies in Ammanford
… much for most recyclers - but one is giving them a new lease of life. They make up… were told they must recycle 60% of waste by 2019-20 or face large fines. Swansea… residents facing £100 fines if fail to recycle Swansea residents facing £100 fines…