Recycling News:

Conwy council: Monthly bin collections 'boost recycling'
… collections has led to more recycled waste and less going to landfill, the first council… . The council recycled 11% more and sent 12% less waste to landfill in the final three…'? Domestic waste recycled jumped from 3,160 tonnes between October and December 2017…


Grantham recycling centre fire: Warning over toxic fumes
…A fire at a recycling centre involving some 20 tonnes of plastic waste has been… appliances for repair, refurbishment or to be used for parts. Unwanted items are recycled


Fire at Kilnhurst recycling plant as battery catches fire
…A blaze that broke out at a scrap metal recycling plant in South Yorkshire… Recycling in Wharfe Road, Kilnhurst, Mexborough, was reported at about 09:30 GMT… recycling centre on the same site, in June 2018. This came after a blaze at Universal…


Recycling: Swansea council to carry out rubbish checks
recycling rates in the city. Residents face £100 fines if they throw recyclable material… in with general waste. Inspectors will search bags to make sure people are recycling as much…


Sustainable students: Recycling clothes for London Fashion Week
… the challenge of repairing, reusing and recycling clothes for a London Fashion Week show…. The scale of the problem is brought to life with a visit to the Oxfam recycling centre… - recycle, repair and reuse. She sets Goby and Marcus a challenge - to create an outfit…


Fast fashion: 'Penny on a garment' to drive clothes recycling
… to fund a £35m annual recycling scheme. That's the view of MPs, who say "fast fashion… towards collecting and recycling the waste they create. Green campaigners argue… no Plan B). The Global Recycling Council commends other firms, including Adidas, which…


Bin collections are weekly for just one in six councils
…Just one in six councils in the UK still collect non-recyclable waste from…. Councils say the move saves money and improves recycling rates. Figures for 391…-recyclable waste weekly. Some, such as Falkirk and Conwy, have moved to monthly…


Llangollen mum's crisp packet recycling drive
… finally became recyclable. She has collected about 800 packets so far, with local… to take action after Walkers announced a recycling scheme Walkers announced… a recycling scheme . The UK's largest snack firm struck a deal with recycling firm…


The Nuneaton family recycling the non-recyclable
… difficult to recycle items such as crisp packets, dental waste and toothbrushes in bins… outside their home. They say they only recycle products that cannot be collected… in the council's kerbside recycling.…


Tech Take-back: Hove pop-up shop for recycling old tech
… where computers, phones and other gadgets can be recycled. Once data has been…