John Read calls on the Government to be bold and courageous in its first-ever national litter strategy.
Councils are facing a £50m annual bill for clearing up litter and dealing with fly-tipping, new figures have revealed today.
Brexit presents a 'huge opportunity' for the UK government to develop a new approach to waste and resources policy, according to the Policy Exchange think tank.
The number of planning applications to build new ‘greener’ waste management sites has dropped by 20% in a year, raising fears the current system could become over-stretched, new figures have revealed.
A joint venture between Daventry District Council and Norse Commercial Services to deliver waste and recycling services is being considered for next year.
Sheffield City Council is considering ending its waste management contract with Veolia 20 years early as the deal is ‘no longer meeting its needs’.
Local authorities are uniting with manufacturers and retailers in order to help millions of people reduce household food waste.
Councils are burdened with a ‘disproportionate share’ of the responsibility for waste and recycling, and companies should do more to improve packaging, environmentalists say.
Recycling rates in the UK have decreased for the first time since records began, figures have revealed.
Three Scottish councils have agreed to work together to build a new Energy from Waste facility in Aberdeen.