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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

By | July 15th, 2015|Categories: Recycling|Comments Off on Oxfordshire County Council consultation on recycling centres

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

By | July 6th, 2015|Categories: Recycling, rubbish removal manchester|Comments Off on Tameside Manchester favours ‘bin swap’ over three-weekly collections

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

By | July 6th, 2015|Categories: Recycling, rubbish removal london, rubbish removal manchester|Comments Off on Hospitals, care homes and universities could be charged for waste disposal

Councils count down to launch of Recycle Week 2015

Local authorities across England are gearing up for Recycle Week 2015, with this year’s theme raising awareness of items that can be recycled throughout the home. Now in its twelfth year, Recycle Week – which runs from June 22 to June 28 – and will see councils seek to educate householders on what they can

By | June 23rd, 2015|Categories: Recycling, rubbish removal london, rubbish removal manchester|Comments Off on Councils count down to launch of Recycle Week 2015

Fife maps four-weekly collection trial

Fife maps four-weekly collection trial Fife council has informed residents in the Glenrothes district of its plans to change the frequency of its waste and recycling collections as part of a trial aimed at boosting recycling rates. Introduced over a nine-month period, the trial will see a reduction in the frequency of residual waste collections

By | June 10th, 2015|Categories: Recycling, rubbish removal london, rubbish removal manchester|Comments Off on Fife maps four-weekly collection trial

Furniture Recycling Project announces record achievements

Furniture destined for landfill is being reused at record rates by a recycling program  based in Gloucester. The Furniture Recycling Project is one of the leading re-use organisations in England and last year was deemed a big success. A total of 16,100 items of unwanted furniture – including beds, sofas, chairs, tables and electrical goods

By | June 8th, 2015|Categories: Recycling|Comments Off on Furniture Recycling Project announces record achievements

The Real Junk Food Project Manchester

A new event is set to raise awareness of food waste – by amassing an army of volunteers to help create a banquet with ingredients destined for the dustbin. During 'Disco Soup' at Shudehill’s The Wonder Inn, people are being asked to come down to chop, cut, peel and help produce a massive feast for

By | May 27th, 2015|Categories: rubbish removal manchester|Comments Off on The Real Junk Food Project Manchester

Waste investor predicts UK would ‘miss’ 2030 target

The UK would undershoot a 70% recycling target set for 2030 “by a considerable margin”, Foresight Group investment director James Samworth suggested today (May 19). Speaking at the first session of the World Waste To Energy Summit in London, Mr Samworth painted a gloomy picture of the UK’s waste infrastructure ambitions – arguing investors are

By | May 20th, 2015|Categories: rubbish removal london, rubbish removal manchester|Comments Off on Waste investor predicts UK would ‘miss’ 2030 target

Food waste gate fees are dropping

Organics recycle-rs are reducing their food waste gate fees as competition for the feed stock from councils and businesses becomes more intense. Food waste prices Food waste gate fees are dropping as AD capacity in the UK increases Average contracted and gate fee prices for food waste have shown a steady decline over the last

By | May 19th, 2015|Categories: rubbish removal london, rubbish removal manchester|Comments Off on Food waste gate fees are dropping

Waste men

A must watch the BBC have made a series all about waste http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02npms8/episodes/player Newcastle is much like any other city in the country, with one key difference when it comes to waste. Since landfill tax was introduced the desire to find alternatives to throwing rubbish in a hole in the ground has become the holy

By | May 14th, 2015|Categories: rubbish removal london, rubbish removal manchester|Comments Off on Waste men