Sir, – Some years ago in Australia, in order for the organisers to get a bit of peace and quiet no doubt, the concept of “Men’s Sheds” was brought into being.
Mobile phone batteries are believed to have sparked a six-hour inferno at a Perth industrial estate.
The Co-op is launching a trial “deposit return scheme” at music festivals this summer as part of efforts to boost plastic recycling and cut marine pollution, the retailer said.
A call for consistent colouring of recycling bins to help confused Scots recycle more has been consigned to the rubbish bin in Fife.
Sir, – Regarding the recent article in The Courier on the cost of processing contaminated domestic recycling bins, confusion over what types of plastic can be recycled or not is a real issue.
Cash-strapped Angus Council is missing out on more than a million pounds a year because of recyclable rubbish going in the wrong bin.
East Renfrewshire Council has told its Angus counterparts bringing in ID checks at its skips has been an overwhelming success.
A radical proposal has been put forward which would see residents asked to provide ID before they dump rubbish at Angus skips.
A Monifieth man says the case for a plastic bottle deposit scheme couldn't be clearer — after he found litter dating from the 1970s on his local beach.
Community campaigners say calculators, textbooks and recyclable paper were found dumped in skip outside former Baldragon Academy
Community campaigners have questioned why they have had to sift through recyclable materials headed for landfill at the old Baldragon Academy.