More than 75% of Scots believe people would understand how to use a deposit return scheme based on a variable fee, according to a survey.
Waitrose is moving to multicoloured recycled trays for its ready meals as it bids to eliminate its use of unrecyclable black plastic by the end of the year.
Parents are being urged to put their children’s used nappies in the bin after a survey suggested one in 10 puts them in the recycling.
Nearly half the packaging used by major UK supermarkets cannot be easily recycled, a study has found.
Scotland’s planned flat-rate deposit return scheme for drinks cans and bottles could “severely hamper” efforts to tackle childhood obesity, public health experts have warned.
A ban on plastic recycling being shipped to South East Asian countries has hit waste management firm Biffa, the company has revealed.
The Philippines has shipped 69 containers of what its officials called illegally transported waste back to Canada.
A former Menzieshill High School pupil is set to open Dundee’s first-ever zero waste store.
Council bosses have admitted residents could decide against recycling garden waste because of a hefty charge for uplifts.
Dundonians have backed a new scheme to put a 20p returnable deposit on drinks bottles and cans.
Independent shop workers in Dundee say the new 20p deposit on bottled and canned drinks risks turning shops into bins.
Environmentalists in Scotland are joining forces with campaigners across the globe to urge more countries to adopt a deposit return scheme for drinks cans and bottles.
Refuse collectors will look through bins as part of a crackdown on residents who put the wrong items in the recycling.
I care about the state of the environment and would like to see all businesses doing more to reduce their unnecessary single-use plastic use.
Complaints about missed bin collections in Dundee have more than trebled in the past four years, the Tele can reveal.
Apple is expanding its environmental programmes by increasing the number of old devices disassembled by its recycling robots and opening a new lab to find new recycling methods.
Dundee has slammed the brakes on Angus residents crossing the border to dump their rubbish in city skip sites.
Dundee residents have reacted with outrage after an Angus councillor suggested his residents could use the city’s dumps after losing their own.
Dundee residents will be asked to fork out £35 a year to have their brown bins emptied.
Changes aimed at achieving savings through increased recycling and more efficient use of people, equipment and recycling centres are set to be made in Angus.