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  • Waste prosecutions up, EA figures reveal

    The number of waste businesses prosecuted by the Environment Agency rose in 2015 – despite an overall decline in prosecutions brought against companies for environmental offences. Read more

  • WRAP outlines three collection consistency options

    South Oxfordshire district council looks set to be ranked top among English collection authorities for a third consecutive year – with a provisional recycling, composting and reuse rate of 66.5% Read more

  • Recycle Week 12-18 September 2016

    Recycle Week is a celebration of recycling, with this year's theme being 'The Unusual Suspects'. The aim of the week is to encourage people to think about all those items that often get forgotten abou... Read more

  • Businesses pay £300,000 for packaging non-compliance

    Businesses which failed to comply with the Packaging Waste Regulations donated an estimated £304,000 to charities to avoid legal action between January and July 2016. Data published by the Environ... Read more

  • Younger People 16% Less Likely To Recycle At Work

    Younger people are around 16% less likely to recycle at work than their older peers, according to the findings of new research. Read more