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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.
Mark Jenkins explains how the social value of the bin has considerably increased and the way in which it interacts with the public has irrevocably changed.
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 city council is planning on running its refuse collection vehicles on electricity generated by the city’s household waste.
Local authorities have welcomed the Government’s pledge to provide them with the powers to do more to tackle illegal waste and fly-tipping.
Derby City Council’s share of the city’s £47m commercial waste market is set to gain a ‘significant’ boost with the launching of a new combined commercial waste service.
The introduction of tri-weekly waste collections has helped increase recycling rates by 10% in the past year in the Isle of Anglesey, new figures reveal.
Councils call for more powers to hand out ‘hard-hitting fines’ to fly-tippers as figures reveal local authorities dealt with one million incidents last year.
More than third of people have complained to their local council about a problem with waste and recycling services, a new survey has revealed.