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The latest figures show 20 of the 22 councils in Wales have met or exceeded the statutory recycling target of 58% for 2017/18.
Swindon’s consultation on plans to withdraw the kerbside collection of plastics is a ‘regressive step’, says the environment minister.
Recycling grants to councils will not be cut and three councils will receive extra funding to improve collections, the Welsh Government has confirmed.
A fifth of councils have been directly affected by China’s ban on imported waste over the past year, according to a new survey.
Leeds City Council has teamed up with environmentalists to pilot new on-the-go recycling facilities to help people recycle bottles and cups while they are in the city centre.
Welsh council has announced it will only collect refuse destined for landfill or incineration once a month in an effort to save money and encourage recycling.
Every household in the country should be able to recycle the same items under a new national system, according to calls from Keep Britain Tidy.
Local authorities are calling on manufacturers to stop using unrecyclable packaging as research suggests that it is only possible to recycle a third of the plastic used by households.
The UK’s success at recycling may be being boosted by fraudulent exports of unrecyclable materials, auditors have claimed.
The amount of waste managed by local authorities and sent to incinerators has doubled in less than a decade, a new report reveals.