Cornwall residents will be able to recycle more items from next year after the Council was successful in its bid for £1.56m of Government funding. The funding, from the Department for Communities and Local Government’s Weekly Collection Support Scheme, means … Continue reading
The local authority in Cornwall , could make massive savings of £320 million if it implemented an alternative waste management plan, rather than the controversial waste incinerator contract with SITA, an independent report revealed this week. The Cornwall Waste Forum … Continue reading
Official figures released by the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), show that for the first time since records began, English local authorities recycled, composted or reused more than they landfilled. From the year April 2011 to … Continue reading
CWA are currently doing some research on food waste composting and anaerobic digestion from businesses in order to assess the need for local collections.
Campaigners have won a legal challenge to block the building of an incinerator in Cornwall.
The amount of food waste in the UK available to anaerobic digestion (AD) developers and investors represents a “major opportunity” for the sector if it can be captured. This is according to a report from Eunomia which suggests there is … Continue reading
Proposals expected in the forthcoming Waste Review to “encourage” councils to adopt weekly food waste collections may not be practical or affordable, council leaders have warned.
Residents living in the Falmouth & Penryn area can now take advantage of a new Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) which opened onValentine’s Day. … Continue reading
HERE in Cornwall we produce more than 285,206 tonnes of waste every year. Just over a third, 37 per cent, of this whopping total is recycled annually through roadside recycling schemes, and at household waste and recycling centres. … Continue reading
A grassroots revolt is growing over a new generation of controversial incinerators planned across the UK which would see the amount of household waste sent to be burnt more than double. … Continue reading