Dundee has slammed the brakes on Angus residents crossing the border to dump their rubbish in city skip sites.
Days before school pupils and others took to the streets to take part in a global day of action against climate change, someone, somewhere thought it wise to take a decision which will inevitably be counter-productive.
The Americans, bless their little cotton socks, like to think 1991 was the year punk broke.
Dundee City Council has banned Fifers from using its recycling centres in a move to save cash.
The Bike Station, as its website declares, recycles donated bikes, sell them at affordable prices, and then use the proceeds to help people across Scotland get cycling. It is a commitment that suits Perth Bike Station manager, Mark Sinclair, down to the ground.
A Monifieth councillor is in the firing line after voting against the creation of a new £2.4m state-of-the-art shared dump for Carnoustie/Monifieth.
The UK is not on track to meet EU targets to recycle half of household rubbish by 2020, the latest Government data suggests.
The Scottish Government has been criticised for not having adequate plans over incineration of waste before a vital Fife Council vote on a major incinerator near Cardenden.
A deposit return scheme for drinks containers should include glass bottles and be rolled out across the UK, the Scottish Conservatives have said.
Around 30,000 households in parts of east Fife are to see their bins day change for the first time in years.