Europe urged to ban landfilling wind turbine blades by 2025

The European wind industry has committed to reusing, recycling, or recovering 100% of decommissioned blades

Get paid for bringing back cartons

The EAC suggests the delayed Deposit Return Scheme should include carton collection

Plastic bags now cost 10p

The new plastic bag charge will be extended to all retailers for the first time

UK ‘dumped 210k tonnes of plastic waste in Turkey last year’

More than half of the UK’s acclaimed ‘recycled’ plastic waste is allegedly sent overseas

Government unveils new plans to boost recycling in England

Plans being considered include the introduction of statutory guidance on new minimum service standards for rubbish and recycling collections, subject to an assessment of affordability and value for money

IKEA customers in the UK offered vouchers in exchange for their old furniture

The so-called buyback scheme aims to reduce the amount of waste going to landfills and support the retail giant’s carbon goals

UK’s landfills ‘squeezed by 300m toothpaste tubes every year’

A new report suggests the aluminium lined found in many tubes makes them ‘a recycling nightmare’

Can a biogas solution green Latin America’s largest landfill site?

Agrreko will deliver eight 1.2MW gas generators across two landfill sites that will provide 10MW of renewable energy

Government considers e-waste obligation for online retailers

By the end of 2021, online businesses may have to follow an equal obligation to collect old devices from customers

Peterborough greenlights solar park at former landfill site

The 2.9MW project is forecast to generate enough energy to power 700 homes