Charging householders to legally dump their rubbish could trigger a rise in the illegal practice of fly-tipping, environmental campaigners have warned.
Doctors in Rome have warned of possible health hazards caused by overflowing rubbish bins in city streets as the Italian capital struggles with a renewed waste emergency aggravated by the summer heat.
The Philippines has shipped 69 containers of what its officials called illegally transported waste back to Canada.
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.
Down in the dumps: Scientist excavates secrets of Scottish landfill sites and fears we’re throwing away our future
CLOTHES pulled from the ground after 30 years that could be washed and worn again.