Clearer labelling to show if packaging can be recycled is needed to help councils boost recycling rates, town hall chiefs have urged.
Media company Sky is putting more than £1.5 million into a “modernised milkman” service in its biggest investment yet to help cut single-use packaging harming the oceans.
Recycling rates across Aberdeen increased by almost 4% last year and are now above the national average.
New figures reveal Aberdeen has again seen an increase in its recycling rate despite the overall recycling rate for Scotland having fallen slightly.
Staff at a recycling site saved the day for a mother-of-two after she accidentally dropped her car key into a huge rubbish bin.
The opening days at two household waste and recycling centres in Aberdeen have changed.
Businesses illegally dumping trade waste at a north-east recycling centre have been blamed for its closure.
Extra checks will now be carried out at recycling centres and residents who use large vehicles, but are disposing of household waste, will be given 24 free permits for a year.
A new three-weekly household bin collection scheme will be trialled in two villages from next month.
Aberdeen City Council will host a live question-and-answer session on the subject of garden waste permits today.
The medals to be presented at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games have been unveiled, with the metal in each one made using materials from recycled gadgets.
More than 75% of Scots believe people would understand how to use a deposit return scheme based on a variable fee, according to a survey.
A north-east recycling firm has applied for retrospective planning permission for three of its biomass boilers.
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.
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 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.
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.