Recycling News:

Briton Ferry recycling centre 'bomb' not explosive
…A recycling centre in Neath Port Talbot was evacuated after a suspected wartime…


Walkers launches recycling scheme after storm over crisp packets
…A recycling scheme for crisp packets has been launched by Walkers after… slowing down its systems. The new recycling scheme was first announced in the summer… are technically recyclable, the issue until now has been that they weren't being separated…


Abermule recycling site opponents can suggest other sites
…Villagers opposed to plans to build a waste recycling centre in their community… in Abermule, Powys, will be used to process domestic recycling, such as glass, cans… the county needed to meet recycling targets of 70% by 2024/25. The council's director…


Swindon's 'burn plastic' recycling plan is scrapped
…A council's plan to tell residents to stop recycling plastic has been ditched… rather than sending it abroad for recycling, claiming some "isn't properly recycled… for recycling. "We are happier that it is recycled properly and not just thrown somewhere…


Recycling tip shops saving 'tonnes' of waste from landfill
…An increasing number of people are buying used goods at waste sites and dumps, according to people running so-called "tip shops". A tip shop in Newport has seen its footfall double in the past year and sold 21 tonnes of goods in October…


Should manufacturers have to pay more recycling costs?
… and supermarkets to pay significantly more towards recycling their waste. Environment Secretary… greater emphasis on making manufacturers pay for the recycling of their own waste… was produced with around 64% recycled. But half of the material that's classified…


Malmesbury Market Cross damaged by recycling lorry
…A 15th Century market structure has been damaged by a recycling lorry… of the town since 1490. Residents said the recycling lorry reversed into the pillar…


Swindon council's no-plastic-recycling plan 'concerning'
…A council's plan to tell residents to stop recycling plastic is "regressive… rather than sending it abroad for recycling, claiming some "isn't properly recycled… separating plastics for recycling, and put them in their general waste bin. It claimed…


Recycling firm boss jailed for dumping waste in factory
…The owner of a recycling firm has been jailed for dumping waste in an abandoned… factory. Michael Coates, who ran Arrigo Recycling and CNC Northeast, gained access… of unpaid work. Arrigo Recycling and CNC Northeast have both since closed…


Birmingham recycling plant wall collapse inquests open
…, and Muhamadou Jagana, 49, also died at Hawkeswood Metal Recycling, Birmingham, in July 2016…