Parents are being urged to put their children’s used nappies in the bin after a survey suggested one in 10 puts them in the recycling.
Nearly half the packaging used by major UK supermarkets cannot be easily recycled, a study has found.
Scotland’s planned flat-rate deposit return scheme for drinks cans and bottles could “severely hamper” efforts to tackle childhood obesity, public health experts have warned.
Concerns have been raised over a local authority’s plan to clamp down on business waste being disposed of at north-east recycling centres.
A clampdown on illegal rubbish disposal could be launched in the north-east – and some residents would need permits.
A ban on plastic recycling being shipped to South East Asian countries has hit waste management firm Biffa, the company has revealed.
No discounts will be given to anyone on benefits – which includes pensioners – and there will also be no reductions given to householders signing up part of the way through the year.
Staff at a medical practice have appealed for members of the public to recycle inhalers.
The Philippines has shipped 69 containers of what its officials called illegally transported waste back to Canada.
The poll results also showed 61.7% of the 243 people responding to the poll have said it should either be included in council tax or that they already pay enough in council tax.
Environmentalists in Scotland are joining forces with campaigners across the globe to urge more countries to adopt a deposit return scheme for drinks cans and bottles.
Aberdeen’s new garden waste tax is to be introduced in late summer, according to council officers.
An Aberdeen shop has received a stamp of approval from a scheme which promotes reusing items.
More than 80% of people would chose not to pay a new £30 brown bin charge, an Evening Express poll has revealed.
New recycling procedures being rolled out by a local authority will see collection crews inspecting residents’ waste.
Apple is expanding its environmental programmes by increasing the number of old devices disassembled by its recycling robots and opening a new lab to find new recycling methods.
Changes to household waste and recycling centres (HWRC) across Aberdeenshire will come into force at the end of the month.
Campaigners aiming to reduce plastic waste are to hold a protest at a north-east supermarket.
As the north-east gears up for Climate Week next month a new guide on what can and cannot be recycled has been published.
It is hoped the new tours will let visitors see first-hand how rubbish is disposed of and help people think more about recycling and how Aberdeen's waste is being put to good use.
Plans to reduce non-recyclable bin collections across Aberdeenshire to every three weeks could be approved next week.
People in Aberdeen are being reminded to recycle their Christmas trees.
Recycling old smartphones stashed around the house could help towards saving endangered gorillas, scientists have claimed.
A decision on the future of recycling and waste services in Aberdeenshire will now be made at the start of the new year to allow extra time to take residents’ views into account.
There are five Household Waste and Recycling Centres (HWRCs) in Aberdeen.
A new study has revealed how people in the north-east feel about public services, how often they recycle and even their attitudes towards climate change.
A consultation that aimed to gather north-east residents’ opinions on recycling has received more than 2,500 responses.
Recycling rates across Aberdeen increased by 6% last year – but still fall below the national average of 45%.
A package of changes is being proposed, including reducing the size of non-recyclable bins and increasing each household’s recycling capacity.
Residents in Aberdeenshire have around two weeks left to give their views on proposed changes to the area’s recycling and waste services.