Recycling News:

Contract row could hit Dumfries and Galloway recycling sites
…A waste recycling firm is threatening to suspend services at refuse centres…


Recycled packaging 'may end up in landfill', warns watchdog
…, then putting it in the recycling bin. Perhaps you envisage the pot eventually re-incarnated… half of the packaging reported as recycled is actually being sent abroad… the recyclables are getting turned into new products, buried in landfill or burned. While…


Lidl bottom of recyclable packaging survey, says Which?
… to recycle or not recyclable at all, a consumer group has said. Consumer group Which… proportion of easily recyclable packaging. However Lidl said the survey did not represent… and wants simple recycling labels to be made compulsory. According to the report, 71…


Kilnhurst recycling fire 'could have been caused by sun'
…A large fire at a plastic recycling plant in Rotherham may have been started… back later to confirm that." Universal Recycling and Moulding Solutions Ltd both… at neighbouring Universal Recycling was found to have been caused accidentally, by machinery…


Preston recycling centre WW1 shell destroyed
… at a recycling centre. It is believed the shell was delivered to the site at Recycling Lives…


How many recycling bins is too many?
Recycling reduces waste and saves money for local councils but with more… depot in Ayr, they recycle what they can, but currently only 52.5% of household… waste is recycled, which means more than 24,000 tonnes a year ends up in landfill…


Gloucester probe into claims Amey threw away recycling
…' recycling into landfill sites. One employee of contractor Amey told the Local Democracy… Reporting Service "bails of tin, paper and plastic" recycling are being thrown away… for 'contaminated' recycling to get rid of it was slowly cut it and put it in general waste…


After cremation: Recycling surgical implants
… that are recovered and recycled after cremation.…


Plastic free bid in Bridgend could see wheelie bins brought in
… packaging and replacing it with cardboard or 100% recycled plastic containers… tonnes of plastic are recycled from kerbside collections in Bridgend every year… to tips, where they are recycled. Last year changes to bin collections in Bridgend saw…


Rubbish firm Amey 'lost' 2,000 tonnes of Gloucester recycling
… the equivalent of 150 bin lorries of waste to be recycled, valued at £60 per tonne, costing… for the recycled material". 'Bitterly disappointed' The company holds the contract to collect… and sort Gloucester's kerbside waste. The more recycling it collects, processes…