Clearer labelling to show if packaging can be recycled is needed to help councils boost recycling rates, town hall chiefs have urged.
Staff at a recycling site saved the day for a mother-of-two after she accidentally dropped her car key into a huge rubbish bin.
Environmental campaigners are calling on ministers to ban the use of polystyrene cups as well as introduce a so-called “latte levy”.
More than eight in 10 people agree it is right that glass is included in the deposit return scheme.
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Ministers have been urged to halt shops giving needless receipts to customers.
HIGHLAND SPRING has announced its water bottles will be produced from recycled plastic following a successful trial.
A NETWORK of hi-tech public taps is to be put in place across Scotland to encourage people to drink more water.
RECYCLED waste in Scotland has overtaken the amount sent to landfill for the first time, new figures show.
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CLOTHES pulled from the ground after 30 years that could be washed and worn again.
MINISTERS from across the UK could work together to develop schemes to encourage more people to recycle drinks cans and bottles.