Island ferries could face a "real problem" as a result of sending rubbish to England to meet a Scottish ban on landfill.
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.
A row broke out over proposals to build an incinerator on a former Highland landfill site.
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.
Residents living in a remote Highland glen are calling for a council bylaw to bring to an end all-night parties, bonfires and discarded rubbish.
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.
Hospital waste is being sent from Scotland to Wales for disposal, following the collapse of scandal hit firm Healthcare Environmental Services (HES).
Food waste is a bigger cause of climate change than plastics, according to Zero Waste Scotland.
Food giant Nestle and major supermarkets Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose will pledge to help halve food waste by 2030, ministers have announced.
Refuse collectors will look through bins as part of a crackdown on residents who put the wrong items in the recycling.
Nicola Sturgeon has been challenged to abandon plans to cut a flight tax and instead “tackle a million tonnes of waste” from Scotland that could be dumped in England.
The Scottish Government’s 2021 ban on landfill waste is off target and will rely on exporting rubbish elsewhere, according to an official report.
Record levels of fly-tipping have left piles of fridges, sofas, washing machines, tyres and even potentially hazardous asbestos blighting the north-east landscape.
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.
Aberdeen is producing more waste than at any time in the last four years- despite its significant recycling efforts.
A decision on controversial plans to overhaul waste and recycling services in the north-east has been pushed back until next year.
Demonstrators gathered outside a north-east recycling centre to protest against its proposed closure.
Aberdeen’s £27 million recycling centre is producing lower quality materials than its counterparts elsewhere in Scotland, according to new figures.
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.
The Inner Moray Firth has emerged as the preferred location for a new facility to process Highland region’s waste.
Recycled waste produced in Aberdeen travels as far as 608 miles to get fully processed after undergoing initial procedures in a new city facility, it has emerged.
Thousands of furious residents have backed a petition calling for Moray Council to scrap plans to save £100,000 by reducing bin collections.
The rise of foodbanks across Scotland has been one of the most widely-publicised phenomena of recent years.
Binmen could be forced to travel an extra 20 miles to start their shifts because of a local authority cost-cutting drive.
Aberdeenshire councillors have claimed the local authority is a "passenger" footing the bill for a controversial £180million incinerator in the city.
Moray Council has pledged its support for the creation of a massive £150million waste incinerator in Aberdeen.
The leader of Aberdeenshire Council has insisted there are "good reasons" why the authority has already overspent by more than £3.4million this year.
Road around Wick Airport will be regularly shut over the next 18 months so nuclear waste can be taken be flown to the US.
Aberdeenshire residents have spoken out against proposals to cut back on bin collections in the region.
Calls to install a skip in the centre of a picturesque village to tackle fly-tipping has been ruled out.
A multi-million-pound waste facility in the north east has taken another step forward.
A major step has been taken in the battle to build a controversial incinerator project which would process waste from the north-east's three councils.