Less than a third of Moray residents have signed up for a new bin permit launched to help plug a blackhole in the council’s finances.
Plans to build a £150 million incinerator to burn non-recyclable rubbish from Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray progressed yesterday as a preferred bidder for its construction was named.
The first plastic-free greengrocer in Banff opens its doors today.
The UK is not on track to meet EU targets to recycle half of household rubbish by 2020, the latest Government data suggests.
An online guide to help people find out what can and cannot be recycled in Aberdeenshire has been published.
Shetland Amenity Trust is to scrap its loss-making cash for cans scheme at the end of March.
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A deposit return scheme for drinks containers should include glass bottles and be rolled out across the UK, the Scottish Conservatives have said.
Aberdeen pupils enjoyed a special visit to the city’s newest recycling facility yesterday.
Complaints about foul play in the citing of a waste storage building on land near to the hub of a Highland village were voiced at a community meeting in Lochaber last night.
Community campaigners have accused Aberdeenshire Council of setting two recycling centres "up to fail" after they were saved from the brink of closure.
Portsoy residents held a protest at the weekend to hit out at council plans to cut the operating hours of their local recycling centre.
Aberdeen is producing more waste than at any time in the last four years- despite its significant recycling efforts.
Local authorities face a backlog of overflowing bins and empty bottles as the evidence of Britain’s Christmas and new year celebrations waits to be disposed of.
A north-east recycling charity is aiming to cut down on the mountains of waste being produced over the festive period.
Moray Council has signed a pledge to commit to further driving down the amount of waste ending up in landfill.
Aberdeenshire Council has urged residents to help the local authority make savings this Christmas by avoiding sending rubbish which can be recycled to the landfill.
A decision on controversial plans to overhaul waste and recycling services in the north-east has been pushed back until next year.
Scotland’s largest organic waste management firm is expanding into north-east England.
Demonstrators gathered outside a north-east recycling centre to protest against its proposed closure.
A chain of supermarkets will save around 265 tonnes of plastic a year in Aberdeenshire by using clear, recyclable trays on its fruit and vegetables in its stores.
Farmers and crofters have been told to prepare for a complete ban on the burning of plastics and most agricultural waste from the start of next year.
North-east residents have reacted with shock to the revelation their recycling facilities could face closure.
The city of Aberdeen is being invited to have its say on how a national deposit return scheme could be used to cut down plastic pollution.
A north-east MSP has slammed the “ludicrous” decision to leave the region out of a nationwide public consultation.
A new Highland Council report reveals school children in the region are leading the way with initiatives to reduce plastic waste.
Aberdeen’s £27 million recycling centre is producing lower quality materials than its counterparts elsewhere in Scotland, according to new figures.
Residents have demanded that a “disgusting” council recycling centre is tidied up.
Aberdeen’s recycling rates are soaring as city residents have embraced a new green drive.
From Glastonbury to the Stonehaven Folk Festival, outdoor gatherings fuelled by music, drinks and portable loos have never been more popular.
The scale of the challenge faced by those working to increase recycling in Aberdeenshire has been laid bare by the results of a new study.
Moray Council believes switching bin collections to every three weeks could save the struggling authority up to £500,000 a year.