Waste planning news and policy covering recycling, energy from waste, composting, landfill and prosecutions.

Warning over PM's industrial strategy

Warning over PM's industrial strategy

Industry figures are piling on pressure to the government to make resource efficiency the heart of its industrial strategy.

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Households bin £80m of bananas

UK households are binning a 1.4 million bananas every day, costing them £80m each year, new figures from the government this week revealed.

BBC's Panorama probes litter police

A company acting as "litter police" for several councils has become the focus of an undercover investigative report by BBC's Panorama.

Fly-tippers dump 600 tonnes

Fly-tippers have dumped 600 tonnes of rubbish under an A-road flyover in one of the worst ever cases of illegal waste dumping.

Watchdog suspends waste permit

Bad smells and flies led an watchdog to a waste processing plant that has had his permit for waste processing suspended.

Green light for apprenticeships

Tailored apprenticeships for the resource and waste management sector are a step closer after the roll-out of an initiative billed as 'trailblazer' training.