Agrecovery Accreditation Extended to Boost Plastic Recycling 05.09.2017 12:11 Recycling Programme for Agricultural Plastics Backed by New Zealand Government New Zealand’s rural recycling programme has been boosted by Associate Environment Minister Scott Simpson’s decision to extend accreditation of Agrecovery to help meet a target to clear more waste. read more … Water Fountains In, Plastic Bottles Out at Borough Market 23.08.2017 11:15 A London Market Aims to Eradicate Waste Plastic Bottles with New Fountains London’s Borough Market is installing drinking fountains as it aims to fight pollution from plastic waste and phase out the sale of bottled water. read more … Queesnland’s Recycling Rates Slumped 17% Since Landfill Tax Ditched in 2012 18.08.2017 12:32 GUEST BLOG: Revisiting the Issue of Interstate Waste Movement in Australia Following the removal of the landfill levy in the Australian state of Queensland increasing quantities of waste are being trucked in. Mike Ritchie explains why the move needs to be reversed. read more … City Aims to Raise Recycling Rate from 6% 18.07.2017 13:26 Recycling Point & New Contracts Launched by Mayor of Mobile, Alabama The City of Mobile, Alabama’s fourth largest city, has opened a new single stream recycling location in the parking lot of the City's Western Administrative Complex, in Langan Park. read more … Waste Disposal Levy of NZ$10 per tonne Among Lowest in Developed World 03.07.2017 15:12 Eunomia Report: New Zealand’s Recycling Rate Could Rocket with Levy Hike Transitioning to a waste disposal levy escalator process over a seven year period could increase New Zealand’s recycling rate from 28% to 60%, according to a report by Eunomia. read more … Ferrovial Services' Centre of Excellence for Cities to Lead 10.04.2017 12:26 Partnership to Boost Recycling Rate from London Flats Supported by Amey Public services provider Amey is to support a Ferrovial Services partnership that will look to tackle low recycling rates among people who live in the London’s flats. read more … Environmental Audit Committee to Look into Poor Recycling Rates 06.03.2017 14:05 Parliamentary Inquiry into Waste Coffee Cups & Plastic Bottles in UK The UK Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee has launched an inquiry into the damage being caused by disposable drinks packaging – particularly the impact of plastic bottles and coffee cups. read more …
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