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

Stella McCartney champions oceans

Stella McCartney champions oceans

Fashion designer Stella McCartney has become the latest 'big name' to work on ocean conservation to try and combat the rise of plastics pollution.

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Renewi targets ambitious CSR

One of the UK's newest and biggest waste management companies is boasting it recycled 90% of the 15 million tonnes of waste it handled last year.

Circular economy BS welcomed

A new British Standard hailed as the world's first for implementing circular economy principles has been welcomed by a leading voice for environment and...

Councils in food waste challenge

Three London boroughs are to roll out a brand new challenge initiative in a bid to drastically slash household food waste.

M&S checks out recycling

One of the world's biggest high-street names, M&S, has launched a new ethical plan that aims to halve its food waste and ensure all its packaging is recyclable...

Waste operators branded rogues

The owners of a waste-collection business have been branded as "rogues" and banned from running commercial vehicles for 25 years.