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.
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.
Washed up rubbish from at least 50 years ago sparks fears that coastal landfill sites are polluting Scotland’s seas
RUBBISH dumped in coastal landfill sites decades ago is washing up on Scotland’s beaches, campaigners have warned.