South Gloucestershire Council is handing out £200 fines to anyone who is caught putting any items that could be considered household rubbish into public bins.
A Bexley Council report has revealed that a no-deal Brexit could result in delays in delivering new wheelie bins and a jump in costs.
Police in Derbyshire are urging people to be alert to rogue scrap and waste collectors who are making off with copper and lead from houses, churches, schools, and memorials. The thieves often put the metal in wheelie bins and wheelbarrows for an easy getaway. Scrap metal prices have recently risen which accounts for the increase in thefts.
Residents in the West End of Glasgow have been forced to fork out money to a private company to have their wheelie bins pulled out and returned as part of a Housing Association pilot scheme.
Intensive farming has taken its toll on the health of our soil, but a social enterprise in Nottingham has come up with a solution - turning wheelie bins into worm farms and using the power of their poo!
Tesco, Sainsbury's, Waitrose and Nestle are set to pledge to halve food waste by 2030. The companies will join forces with around 300 other businesses and sign up to commitments to reduce food waste.
Do you stock up on fruit and veg at the supermarket, all full of good intentions, only to notice that after barely a week, your lettuce has gone limp, and your carrots have gone shrivelled and dry?
Hands up who had a lovely day out a local beauty spot over the gorgeous bank holiday weekend? Did you do your bit and bin your litter, or take it home with you?
Refuse collectors in Fife are regularly physically and verbally abused on their rounds, and the council has launched a new campaign to encourage drivers to be patient around bin lorries so they don’t cause accidents.