Ealing unveils £13,000 ‘rubbish’ Christmas tree

A Christmas tree made up of 900 recycled plastic bottles – which came with a price tag of £12,961 – was unveiled in Ealing earlier this month. The six-metre tall tree was built by artist Ashley Phillips and is part of the council’s larger campaign to encourage people to recycle 50% of the waste in […]

Waste from West London powers new plant

Rubbish from households in West London which can’t be recycled is set to power a new energy from waste plant. Waste firm SITA UK has won a £900million deal with the West London Waste Authority to manage up to 300,000 tonnes of household waste each year. The contract is worth £1.6bn as it includes the sale […]