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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.
This summer, with the support of three councils, the HERU (Home Energy Resources Unit) will be going out for field trials. Ruth Corrall and Vic Allison looks at the HERU and what the councils hope to achieve with their involvement.
More than half of UK councils have introduced charges for garden waste collection totalling almost £74m a year, according to new research.
Most councils will be able to meet the EU's recycling target at no extra cost, according to waste management experts.
Local authorities must adopt ‘zero tolerance’ policy on fly-tipping, union says as new study reveals nearly £60m was spent in England clearing up in one year.
Although three-quarters of councils now charge for garden waste collections, less than half of council websites provide a good or very good service for this task, a new survey has revealed.
Seven members of staff at Cardiff Council have been arrested on suspicion of fraud, the council has confirmed.