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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.
Most councils will be able to meet the EU's recycling target at no extra cost, according to waste management experts.
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.