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A council leader has gone online to apologise to residents over chaos caused by a reorganisation of bin collections.
Swindon has abandoned controversial proposals to withdraw the kerbside collection of plastics and says it will carry out further ‘research’ into the issue.
Trafford council has fined a bins contractor £1m after residents raised concerns about dirty streets and overflowing bins.
A fifth of councils have been directly affected by China’s ban on imported waste over the past year, according to a new survey.
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.