Coca-Cola says its bottles will contain an average of 50% recycled content by 2030, in a bid to help make plastic waste “a thing of the past”.
England’s entire landscape will be mapped with lasers to tackle flooding, help conservation work and even track illegal waste dumps, the Environment Agency said.
A UK-wide scheme to charge a deposit for drinks bottles, which is paid back when they are returned for recycling, is needed to turn the tide on plastic waste, MPs urged.
Plastic packaging weighing more than the equivalent of 3.3 million emperor penguins will be thrown away this Christmas, campaigners have warned.
A marine flare exploded in the hands of a recycling plant worker after it was discarded with household waste.
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.
Wardens have made more than 1,200 visits to sites and businesses to investigate waste disposal in the past nine months.
One cold, rainy night last autumn, Ilkka Salo faced a dilemma.
Aberdeenshire Council has backed plans to move forward to the next stage of delivering a £120 million incinerator - despite it being branded a "big game of risk".
Councillors have unanimously backed plans to enter into the next stage towards delivering a £120 million incinerator.
Around 25,000 properties including homes and businesses could benefit from a new £150 million waste plant, the Evening Express can reveal today.
MEMBERS of a city community council have called for an urgent meeting with a council chief to state its opposition to a proposed incinerator.
A CRACKDOWN on fly tipping and other rogue dumpers is planned for Aberdeen.