Recycling News:

Coffee cup recycling firm wins entrepreneurs' award
…A company working on a ways to recycle takeaway coffee cups has won… of Scotland's new entrepreneurs. Why are 99.75% of coffee cups not recycled? Hugh Fearnley…-Whittingstall: 'Wanton waste' The difficulty in recycling most takeaway coffee cups…


Crisp packet graduation gown worn in Walkers recycling protest
… should do more to reduce its non-recyclable packaging. Campaigners 38 Degrees claim… of its products would be recyclable, compostable or biodegradable by 2025. Currently…% recyclable by 2025. "Between now and 2025 they will have created another 28 billion non…


Plastic recycling masterclass for Peterborough residents
Recycling in the UK is on the up, with more than 500 tonnes of plastic rubbish…. In Peterborough, the city council says every tonne of recycling is worth £70 and if residents… recycled 10% more it would save about £130k a year. Knowing exactly what can…


Fire breaks out at Mid UK Recycling plant
…Fire crews are tackling a blaze at a waste recycling plant in Lincolnshire…. The fire broke out at the Mid UK Recycling site in Barkston Heath, Acaster, just before… and several nearby roads have been closed. A statement from Mid UK Recycling Ltd said…


What really happens to 'recycling' plastic?
…Many people in Japan put a lot of effort into recycling their household plastic…


Blaenau Gwent council recycling letters 'dumped' on hill
recycling have been found dumped on a hillside. The Blaenau Gwent council letters were… these letters were regarding improvements to their recycling processes." He said: "I would…


All the plastic you can and cannot recycle
…Most people are trying their best to recycle plastic - but the many different… ways in which recycling is collected by different councils across the UK has left… them confused. What can be recycled and what can't? We are putting more plastic…


My green idea: Recycling India's floral waste
… manure, looking at completely recycling the flower waste," she says. "That manure… on recycling floral waste from temples. More stories you might like: "Flowers from… after religious ceremonies, much of which could be totally recycled. Step one: Test…


Huge construction waste recycling plant opens in West Lothian
…The UK's largest recycling plant for construction and demolition waste has… opened in West Lothian. The £3.8m recycling centre at Pumpherston, Livingston, is now… waste management services and recycled aggregates to builders, construction…


JWS Waste: Huge fire at Salford recycling plant
…Fire crews have contained a massive fire at a recycling plant. Greater…