Waste giant Biffa has seen profitability steadily improve after it traded “slightly ahead” of forecasts following the coronavirus pandemic.
A new booking system will allow residents to use large vehicles or trailers to take waste to recycling centres in Aberdeen.
Waste services in Aberdeen are continuing to return to normal after they were disrupted due to Covid-19.
A zero-waste shopping service is launching in the UK to allow people to buy products from laundry detergent to ketchup in refillable packaging.
Grit found in waste water could be recovered and sold for building material, a trial by Zero Waste Scotland and Scottish Water has found.
A north-east local authority has commended staff in its roads, landscape and waste services department for their adaptability during the coronavirus pandemic.
North-east residents can now make twice weekly trips to recycling centres.
I refer to the article on P2 in the Evening Express on May 29 about the opening of recycling centres, except in Bridge of Don.
The Scottish Government has outlined what the first phase of the reopening will entail.
Aberdeen City Council is encouraging people to continue to report fly-tipping.
Residents across the north-east are being asked to manage their waste responsibility during the pandemic.
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.