Parents are being urged to put their children’s used nappies in the bin after a survey suggested one in 10 puts them in the recycling.
The Co-op and recycling technology company Tomra have teamed up to trial a plastic bottle deposit return scheme at the 16th Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival.
Hours and staff at north-east recycling centres could be slashed, a leaked letter has revealed.
Aberdeenshire Council is launching a trial recycling scheme in Ellon and Peterhead to educate local people on what plastic material can and cannot be recycled.
Nearly half the packaging used by major UK supermarkets cannot be easily recycled, a study has found.
North-east councillors have submitted a list of critical comments in response to draft proposals for transforming the fashion in which recycling centres are run.
Hard-pressed Aberdeen pensioners could be charged twice to get their grass cut under new brown bin rules, it has emerged.
Scotland’s planned flat-rate deposit return scheme for drinks cans and bottles could “severely hamper” efforts to tackle childhood obesity, public health experts have warned.
Concerns have been raised that plans to stop businesses illegally dumping trade waste at recycling centres could lead to an increase in fly-tipping.
A row broke out over proposals to build an incinerator on a former Highland landfill site.
An Aberdeenshire MSP has launched a campaign to reduce plastic packaging in shops - and is taking the fight directly to Scotland's major supermarkets.
New plans to crack down on businesses unlawfully using Aberdeenshire household recycling centres for trade waste
Businesses illegally dumping their trade waste in Aberdeenshire’s household recycling centres are costing the taxpayer hundreds of thousands of pounds a year.
A ban on plastic recycling being shipped to South East Asian countries has hit waste management firm Biffa, the company has revealed.
Lucky locals could get their hands on some unique heritage items at an auction held by a recycling charity.
The Philippines has shipped 69 containers of what its officials called illegally transported waste back to Canada.
A "compromise" three-weekly kerbside waste collection cycle across Aberdeenshire has been approved, after the council lost out on millions of pounds of funding and postponed its original plans.
Plans for a three-weekly kerbside waste collection cycle across Aberdeenshire have been recommended for approval, after key funding worth millions of pounds was binned.
Environmentalists in Scotland are joining forces with campaigners across the globe to urge more countries to adopt a deposit return scheme for drinks cans and bottles.
Environmental group rubbishes Aberdeenshire Council’s plans to take recycling bins away from repeat offenders
A leading environmental group has rubbished a new move by Aberdeenshire Council to remove recycling bins from households who repeatedly use them for non-recyclable waste.
Refuse collectors will look through bins as part of a crackdown on residents who put the wrong items in the recycling.
Reduced opening hours at the majority of Aberdeenshire recycling centres will take effect from Monday.
Call to scrap ‘garden tax’ as Aberdeen council reveals residents will have to buy permits for their brown bins
Aberdeen residents will soon have to stick special permits to their bins to prove they have paid for them to be collected.
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.
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.
J Fergus Lamont, arts critic and author of Paper Boy – the Rise and Fall of Wee Alikie
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.