The UK is not on track to meet EU targets to recycle half of household rubbish by 2020, the latest Government data suggests.
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.
A deposit return scheme for drinks containers should include glass bottles and be rolled out across the UK, the Scottish Conservatives have said.
More waste facilities are to be introduced in Menzieshill following a series of complaints about fly-tipping.
A recycling centre is to close for about a month from Sunday in the latest stage of a £250,000 revamp at the busy site.
Local authorities face a backlog of overflowing bins and empty bottles as the evidence of Britain’s Christmas and new year celebrations waits to be disposed of.
Dundee City Council has reminded residents of bin collection arrangements this week.
Thefts of wheelie bins from homes across Dundee have more than doubled inside a year.
Councils across Tayside and Fife have announced changes to recycling schedules during the festive period.
Staff at Fife’s 11 household waste recycling centres will soon be wearing body cameras to record instances of abuse amid access changes.
Recycling old smartphones stashed around the house could help towards saving endangered gorillas, scientists have claimed.
Fire crews were called to waste disposal plant Dundee Energy Recycling.
Concerns have been raised that residents could resort to fly-tipping when the city council halts garden waste collections over the winter.
A local councillor has hit out over abuse he received in the wake of a decision to change recycling provision in Angus.
Proposed changes to recycling centres have been branded “nuts”.
Discarded plastic could be used as fuel for cars following a scientific breakthrough.
Dundee City Council has warned people who dump unwanted furniture on city streets they could be reported to the procurator fiscal.
Okewa, a clothing company from Wellington in New Zealand, has taken to Kickstarter to fund its latest project: rain jackets made from 100% recycled plastic bottles.
Dundee council says there are delays in bin collections across the city.