October 29th, 2013

Things that go bump in the bin?

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By Joe Hudson   This Halloween, scores of children will once again drag their parents out into the chilly October air to spook their obliging neighbours into handing over sugary treats. Costumes, sweets and decorations are all considered necessities for this single evening of enforced spookiness – and then typically end up in the bin. […]


October 4th, 2013

Arson about?

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by Joe Hudson and James Fulford   It seems as though the waste and recycling press has been full of stories about fires at recycling facilities this summer. Some have been big enough even to make national news. Earlier in August, 60 firefighters were called in to battle a blaze involving piles of segregated packaging […]