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Waste is likely diverted to other streams such as HWRCs in areas of lower residual capacity

Higher residual waste collection capacity is associated with lower recycling rates, according to a Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) study published today  The report suggests that local authorities have direct control over a number of factors which can influence their recycling performance.And, local authorities that offer separate food waste or mixed food and garden

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Oxfordshire County Council consultation on recycling centres

 Household waste sites could close in Oxfordshire because the authority needs to save £350,000. Oxfordshire County Council currently runs seven Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) at a cost of £1.2m. Deputy leader Rodney Rose said: "We will need to make the saving - the question is how we go about it." The council's cabinet will

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Tameside Manchester favours ‘bin swap’ over three-weekly collections

Tameside metropolitan borough council is the latest Manchester authority to lay out plans to boost recycling and reduce residual waste capacity, with councillors approving a new collection system to be brought in by September 2015. However, the council will not be following its fellow Greater Manchester Waste Authority councils Bury and Rochdale, who have opted

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Hospitals, care homes and universities could be charged for waste disposal

Hospitals, care homes and universities in Staffordshire could be charged for waste disposal for the first time under plans intended to save Staffordshire county council £100,000 a year. The council has decided to pass on the cost of disposing of waste collected from these premises to its eight waste collection authorities, who can then choose

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