A greenhouse made out of 3,000 plastic bottles is the centrepiece of a garden display made of rubbish, highlighting the need for recyclingRead the full story ›
You can now take your unwanted polystyrene packaging to this depot and recycle it - for free.Read the full story ›
The Treasury received more responses than ever before to their consultation on plastic pollution.Read the full story ›
Tonnes of plastic collected in beach cleans around Devon and Cornwall is now being recycled in Exeter.Read the full story ›
Cornwall Residents are being asked for their views on changes to kerbside recycling and waste collections, which have already been introduced in places like Plymouth.
The new system would see collections of general waste carried out fortnightly, with food waste and recycling collected weekly.
The council aims to use the feedback to shape their new contract in 2020, claiming recycling would be increased, but critics warn it could lead to fly-tipping.
Cafes in council-run buildings in Bristol are set to introduce the levy for single-use cups to deter people fro using them.Read the full story ›
A new campaign titled 'The Final Straw Cornwall' is aiming to prevent further plastic pollution in the county.Read the full story ›
Churngold Recycling Ltd sold material which contained asbestos and lead as aggregate along with other waste it had collected.Read the full story ›
People living outside Somerset have been banned from visiting the county's 16 recycling sites.Read the full story ›
Did you know some recycling companies can't take away black plastic. We find out why black and brown plastic can't be recycled.Read the full story ›