Recycling News:

Whitland Recycling Centre: Closure plans 'likely' to be withdrawn
…A proposal to close a recycling centre is likely to be withdrawn… Whitland's recycling centre would save £80,000 annually. But residents would have… to travel about 17 miles (27 km) to reach the nearest recycling centre at Nantycaws…


Whitland recycling centre closure plan prompts fly-tipping concerns
…A recycling centre could be closed to help council officials balance its books…, prompting fly-tipping concerns. Closing Whitland's recycling centre would save… recycling centre at Nantycaws. A senior councillor said the authority would make…


Recycling household waste in London 'impossible'
…It is "impossible" to recycle household rubbish in London because… asked for their policies on recycling seven items, including a plastic bucket, crisp… packet, ballpoint pen and a bicycle tyre. None could recycle all seven items…


Recycling fines: Gnomes and dog poo among garden waste errors
… putting all of their garden debris in with the recycling to reduce contamination…, the council is now considering fining people £100 if they fail to recycle properly. Across… are composted - in a bid to balance budgets. Why do collections vary around Wales? Recycling


Sonos in bricked speaker 'recycling' row
… customers a 30% discount on new products if they follow steps to recycle their old ones…. Following these puts the device in Recycle Mode, which means it will then be permanently… to resell them. "Sonos's 'recycle mode' intentionally bricks good devices so they can't…


Christmas: Recycling bicycles for families in need
…Mike Jones has recycled more than 50 bikes in the run up to Christmas to give…


Manchester recycling worker's jaw broken in rubbish row
…A worker at a recycling plant was attacked and left with a broken jaw after… was assaulted after making a spot check on somebody's waste at Household Waste Recycling… at recycling centres "regularly experience verbal abuse and threats of physical violence…


Huge vegetable oil fire at North Cave recycling plant
…Firefighters have tackled a huge blaze at a recycling plant where 600 tonnes…


Mike the Hyype: Slough council's recycling rap messenger
…A council recycling collector has turned to his passion for rap to help local… residents understand what can and can't be recycled. Mike Livingstone, know as Mike… the Hyype, came up with 'The Recycling Song' during his rounds in Slough after finding…


Senegal's plastic recycling 'monster' campaigns for a cleaner country
…Modou Fall has been struggling for years to alert people to the problems caused by single-use plastics, especially plastic bags. This video has been optimised for mobile viewing on the BBC News app. The BBC News app is available from the…