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

Bin-blocking drivers face parking fines in Edinburgh

Bin-blocking drivers face parking fines in Edinburgh

The City of Edinburgh Council has launched a campaign to combat the problem of parked vehicles blocking access to street bins for waste collection.

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Jail term for woman in waste crime role

A woman whose family business was running an illegal waste operation has been given a suspended six-week prison sentence.

Change for council waste partnership in the south-east

East Hampshire District Council is to embark on a new waste partnership with Havant Borough Council this autumn in a shake-up to its existing service.

Going ‘all in’ on deposit returns could boost economy by £2bn

An 'all-in' deposit return scheme (DRS) could generate £2bn for the economy over 10 years, according to the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE).

Levenseat secures more capacity to meet landfill diversion demand

Levenseat secures more capacity to meet landfill diversion demand

Levenseat has won a residual waste contract from Scottish Borders Council, a week after being granted planning permission to expand site capacity at its...

Food waste recycling in Scotland leaps to record high

Scotland has recorded a 40% increase in the amount of food waste it is recycling since the introduction of regulations forcing businesses to separate out...