Municipal rubbish dumps have closed and a growing number of councils have cut collections of food and garden waste in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Malaysia has sent back 150 containers of plastic waste to more than a dozen countries as Kuala Lumpur said it will not become the world’s rubbish bin.
A new taskforce has been launched to tackle the criminal waste industry which is said to cost the UK economy £600 million a year.
An Aberdeen shopping centre has started a new initiative to reduce plastic waste.
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.
Police are investigating after waste was illegally dumped and set on fire near a north-east beach.
Changes to household waste and recycling centres (HWRC) across Aberdeenshire will come into force at the end of the month.
Aberdeen City Council have put out dates for bin collections this year.
A group of protesters gathered at north-east supermarkets to campaign against the use of plastic packaging.
Aberdeenshire council have highlighted the worst areas in the region for fly-tipping after cars, tyres, fridges, sofas and even asbestos was found dumped illegally
Waste and recycling bosses have also revealed they have never been at their full capacity of 64 driver posts for more than three years.
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.
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.
A north-east council hopes to save pumpkins being sent to landfill this Halloween.
An Aberdeen man hopes to encourage recycling and upcycling with a green venture for businesses and community groups.
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.
Members of the public are being asked for their views to help shape the future of recycling and waste services in the north-east.
A £27 million recycling centre in Aberdeen is producing lower-quality materials than its counterparts, new figures show.
Plastic straws may no longer be provided in Aberdeen’s schools and other public buildings – all thanks to a nature documentary.
A pilot project has been carried out in a bid to remove “orphan bins” from an Aberdeen street.
Aberdeen residents could be charged postage costs to receive food waste liners – in an effort to save £25,000 a year on stamps.
A zero waste cafe hopes to cut down on food waste and feed its community at the same time.
More than half of waste sent to landfill last year could have been recycled according to a survey by Aberdeenshire Council.
A young Aberdeen boy’s dream came true after he had the chance to tour a refuse truck – thanks to his mum.
Residents across the city have been complaining about pick-ups of their food and garden waste bins since a new recycling scheme was launched. Today we put the man in charge of the service on the spot.
A £1.2 million fleet of eight bin lorries has taken to the streets as changes to Aberdeen’s waste and recycling services got under way.
Aberdeen City Council’s leader has visited a new multi-million pound recycling centre as the site nears completion.
Aberdeenshire Councillors are expected to rubber stamp plans for a lagoon to be created in the North-east for brewery waste.