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

Three councils in waste deal

Three councils in waste deal

Three local authorities have appointed a new waste management company to provide collection and street and coastal cleansing services.

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Council talks tough on FPNs

One of the UK's biggest city councils is using tough language to lay down the law to residents on new waste and fixed-penalty notices.

AD digestate wins accreditation

An anaerobic digestion specialist has been awarded official recognition for the consistency and robustness of procedures.

Food waste champion targeted

The government's newly appointed food waste champion has already been targeted by industry leaders on the waste-recycling agenda.

DEFRA in £15m waste challenge

The government last week threw down a multimillion pound challenge to reduce food waste with a new pilot project.

Fly-tipper drives over graves

Police are hunting a fly-tipper who drove across graves in a cemetery to illegally dump tonnes of waste.