Waste planning news and policy covering recycling, energy from waste, composting, landfill and prosecutions.
Mouldy old sofas, fly-tipped fridges and piles of rubbish have been swept from alleyways and replaced by plants, trees, benches and children's play equipment.
A waste-management company has launched a paper cup recycling service with collections certified as carbon neutral and recycles the used cups into new...
A major recycling project struck lucky last week when a waste watchdog announced £3m of funding to help four leading players develop the technology.
A council is axing separate food waste collections as part of a raft of measures it hopes will save almost £800,000 a year.
Better policy on energy-from-waste (EfW) could prevent 60 million tonnes of waste going to landfill, a new report suggests.