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Tower Hamlets brings waste collections in-house

Tower Hamlets Council has agreed to bring its waste collection, recycling and street cleansing service in-house following public consultation.

Services will switch over on 1 April, 2020 after the council’s existing contract with Veolia ...



Environment secretary Michael Gove stays put

Environment secretary Michael Gove has confirmed he will not resign from his position in cabinet.

Following a turbulent day in Westminster yesterday, Gove was offered the role of Brexit secretary following Dominic Raab’s resignation over ...


UK supermarkets ranked on plastic habits

The UK’s 10 leading supermarkets are putting over 810,000 tonnes of single-use plastic on the market every year, new analysis by Greenpeace UK and Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) has found.

In what the researchers have called ...



New penalties recommended to get tough on waste crime

Waste crime operators could be hit with new fines if they mislabel waste to dodge tax rules, an independent review has recommended.

The review, ordered by environment secretary Michael Gove, concluded that compulsory electronic tracking ...




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