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A new report has highlighted 'serious concerns' over the future quality of neighbourhood services and adult social care unless councils receive adequate funding in the next spending review.
A scheme launched by the Welsh government to help councils set up contracts to dispose of waste has been well-managed, according to an official report.
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 should use competition to drive value for money for waste collections, representatives from the resource and waste management industry say.
Walsall council is considering trialling a ‘free skip service’ for the deposit of household bulky items.
Northamptonshire CC may face serious hurdles making savings by renegotiating contracts with third-party suppliers, public sector procurement expert warns.
The UK’s success at recycling may be being boosted by fraudulent exports of unrecyclable materials, auditors have claimed.
A Birmingham councillor has called on the Government to do more to tackle the issue of dumped fridges.
The amount of waste managed by local authorities and sent to incinerators has doubled in less than a decade, a new report reveals.