Recycling

Recycle Now’s latest food waste recycling campaign has just been launched on social media and will run until 20 March. The campaign is going extremely well and is already getting great coverage, having reached over 1 million people so far. If you collect food waste in your area, it would be great if you could

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Some waste sites may be allowed to temporarily exceed their permitted storage tonnages in the event that movements of material are disrupted by a ‘no-deal’ Brexit, Environment Secretary Michael Gove has said. This was among the details set out by Mr Gove outlining the planning that the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)

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Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service has launched an investigation into the cause of a fire at a vehicle recycling yard operated by Recycling Lives in Preston during the early hours of Sunday morning (27 January). Residents were warned to keep windows shut, as around 100 cars were alight Crews from Burnley, Blackburn, Hyndburn, Darwen and

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Starting next month (February) residents of the Channel Island of Guernsey will be required to purchase payment stickers as part of a new ‘pay-as-you-throw’ (PAYT) scheme for residual waste. These payment stickers must be placed on all residual waste put out for collection by households, States of Guernsey has said. From February, all households in

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Just 9% of the global economy’s materials are re-used annually, according to a new report by impact organisation Circle Economy. Launched at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, The Circularity Gap Report 2019, found most governments barely consider circular economy measures. Around 62% of global greenhouse gas emissions, excluding land use

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