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Plan to ban items from bins to boost recyclingGuardian Unlimited | 17 Mar 2010
Paper and card, food, garden waste and plastics on proposed list of items that would have to be recycledBlack bins for household waste could become a thing of the past under proposals to be published tomorrow to ban almost everything thrown away by households from being sent to landfill.Paper and...
Plan to improve recycling centreBBC | 06 Dec 2009
Work to improve a recycling centre at Whittlesey in Cambridgeshire is due to start on Monday, says the county council.
Bidders aim for £250m waste dealBBC | 05 Dec 2009
Companies vying for a contract to deal with waste material in North Lincolnshire for the next 20 years have their bids examined.
Recycling spend is 'astonishing'BBC | 03 Dec 2009
An environment panel criticises recycling schemes in Jersey and claims the island does not fully comply with EU directives.
Look After LondonThis is London | 03 Dec 2009
A few weeks before I took up my job as the Mayor's food adviser, I went to see some food-growing projects in the capital, the first being in the centre of four ugly grey tower blocks in Tower Hamlets.
Economic slow down helps Ireland meet waste targetsEnvironment Data Interactive Exchange | 03 Dec 2009
The Irish authorities have not tried to claim credit for a fall in the amount of rubbish being put out by households, acknowledging that the drop in waste generation is likely to be due to the gloomy economic situation over the past year.
Port admits keeping illegal wasteBBC | 02 Dec 2009
Londonderry Port and Harbour Commissioners and Foyle Recyclers admit breaching environmental legislation at Lisahally docks.
Twelve new 'eco town' sites announcedThe Times | 01 Dec 2009
The Government today tried to keep up the momentum for "eco towns" by announcing a further 12 locations where green developments have local council backing.
Pulling the plug on festive lightsGuardian Unlimited | 29 Nov 2009
Your tree can twinkle in the corner so long as you invest in LEDs and a timer. After all, even we greens like a white Christmas Nothing marks you out as an eco Scrooge quicker than protesting about non-essential festive lighting. So I refuse to condemn a few tree lights, although there's a lot of truth in the idea that the only really green tree is the one with its roots still in the ground (we ...
Britain must try harderThe Times | 28 Nov 2009
The Labour government started well enough on the environment. But now its policies are half-hearted, and progress is at a standstill
Look After LondonThis is London | 25 Nov 2009
Antigone Theodoro, 32, has been using 'Freecycle', the recycling website, for the last three years. In June she started volunteering for them as the website moderator for the Kensington and Chelsea Borough branch, and dedicates one to two hours a day remotely checking that "all is well on the site" in between studying for her MBA at Cambridge university.
Household recycling on the riseBBC | 24 Nov 2009
Islanders are recycling more household goods in Guernsey than ever before with an estimated 33% of all waste being recycled.
Boost in recycling and composting for ScotlandEnvironment Data Interactive Exchange | 24 Nov 2009
Figures from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency reveal the country's yearly recycling and composting rate rose to 35.2% for the year July 2008 to June 2009.