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Tri-weekly collections boost recycling

Tri-weekly collections boost recycling

A island council has increased its recycling rate after introducing three-week residual waste collection cycles and expanding residents' opportunities to recycle.

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Bryson wins again in NI

A local recycling company has won a big contract for recycling services for more than 14,500 households in Northern Ireland.

Recycler fined over fatality

A company and its director that caused the death of a factory worker who fell into a piece of machinery at a recycling yard have been hit wit a six-figure...

Eden Project in cup pledge

One of the UK's most popular visitor attractions has pledged to recycle its disposable drinks cups.

Data security fears over recycling

Nearly three quarters of people are put off recycling electrical goods such as mobile phones, tablets and laptops because they fear their personal security...

WEEE fee changes proposed

Concerns from local authorities have led a trade group to launch a consultation on fees and incentives for collection of waste electrical and electronic...