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A new survey has revealed that one in three households support councils charging households for disposing of any waste and packaging they don’t recycle.
Environment secretary Michael Gove today announced a new deposit return scheme to increase recycling rates and reduce waste.
Manchester City Council has signed a formal partnership with Keep Britain Tidy in a bid to become the UK’s first ‘Tidy City’ by 2020.
Conwy Council is phasing in four-weekly black bin collections following a successful trial which saved the equivalent of 87 double decker buses from landfill.
A 25p levy should be applied to all disposable coffee cups and a target set to recycle all cups by 2023, MPs have said today.
Council chiefs have welcomed a call from MPs to introduce a deposit return scheme for plastic bottles — but urge Whitehall to ensure it is fully funded.
Wales has been knocked of the number two spot in a worldwide table of countries' recycling policies - but is still far ahead of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
The introduction of tri-weekly waste collections has helped increase recycling rates by 10% in the past year in the Isle of Anglesey, new figures reveal.
The generation born during or after the 1980s is the least likely age group to recycle, surprising new poll reveals.
Local authorities across England could save up to £35m every year if a deposit refund system (DRS) for drinks containers was introduced, environmental charity says.