Aberdeenshire Councils proposed new kerbside waste and recycling collections are under review before they have even been implemented after a funding bombshell from Zero Waste Scotland.
Local firm Keenan Recycling has expanded its waste recycling operation in to Edinburgh and Glasgow. The company have secured a £2.2m investment from Business Growth Fund an independent company providing growth capital for small and mid-sized businesses. The family run firm opened a base at Linlithgow in August and invested £700,000 in a new fleet […]
Letters and a short questionnaire will be sent to around 2,200 households in Fraserburgh, Macduff, Peterhead, Huntly and Turriff over the next few weeks. Residents will be asked a number of questions including why they recycle and how convenient the new service is and will be able to provide feedback anonymously. The survey results will […]
Aberdeenshire recycling collections are to change at an increased annual cost of around £3 million as the council bids to meet the Scottish Government’s Zero Waste targets and improve the collection service for residents. These new recycling collections will be rolled out to all residents in Aberdeenshire, meaning around 30,000 rural households will have mixed recycling collected […]
Do you need work experience or are you between jobs and want to try something different? Are you retired? Why not become a Community Champion or Volunteer for Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS)?Even if you have only an hour or two to spare, you can help raise awareness about food waste in your community. You’ll represent […]
This week is Litter Week of action 2013 and will be a dedicated to highlighting the major issue of littering from vehicles. In Scotland, an average of 7 bottles and cans can be found along every 100 metres of major roads. Not only a poor impression for visitors to the country, this litter problem is also […]
Aberdeenshire residents are being encouraged to Recycle On The Go (ROTG), using units now to be found in a growing list of towns across the area as part of National Recycling Week 2013 which runs from 17 – 23 June. The ROTG units have containers for plastic bottles and food and drink cans and foil, as well as […]
Aberdeenshire Waste team have won the Excellence in Resource Management award at the Scottish Waste & Resources Conference. The award was presented to Amanda Ingram, Waste Management Officer from Aberdeenshire Council by Ian Gulland, Director of Zero Waste Scotland at the event hosted by Scottish broadcaster Dougie Donnelly at the Glasgow Hilton. The Excellence in Resource Management award recognises the […]