Wales hits 52% recycling target

Wales has met its recycling target for the year up to March, according to provisional figures released by the Welsh Government. As part of its ‘Towards Zero Waste’ strategy the government has set a target of reusing, recycling or composting 70% of waste by 2025. The goal of 52% for 2012-2013 has been hit, marking […]

Welsh Government pledges £105m for waste project

The Welsh Government has confirmed it will be providing £4.2 million of funding annually – or £105 million in total – for a 25-year waste-to-energy project. Prosiect Gwyrdd is a waste partnership of five local authorities in Wales to treat as much household waste as possible at the waste-to-energy plant (pictured) at Trident Park in […]

New recycling exhibits open in Wales

A project designed to show what happens to recyclable materials after they have been collected has been launched in Wales. It is part of the ‘Recycle on the Go’ fund, which was launched in October last year and aims to encourage people to recycle when they are “out and about”. Welsh science and discovery centre […]