Batteries are causing issues for waste operatives at the moment, we're puzzled what to do with 'compostable' plastic and our bins are overflowing with recycling. What to do? Louise Palmer, St.Albans District Council's Waste and Recycling Officer, has the answers. Plus, it was with a sigh of relief that zoos like Whipsnade were told last [...]
Have Herts County Council's plans for a waste incinerator to dispose of your waste gone up in smoke? Amanda Yorwerth speaks to Cllr Terry Hone, HCC Cabinet Member for Waste Management to find out. Plus, we catch up with one of the young protesters who were blocking the road in St.Albans last weekend.
Louise Palmer, the Waste and Recycling Officer form St.Albans District Council has some great ideas about keeping your Xmas clean and green, plus Dan Fletcher from Transition St.Albans has an update on the Our Planet Our Future event.
Michael Gove, the Environment Secretary is seeking to boost recycling rates and is considering a reward and return scheme for bottles. Plastic bottles are of particular concern because of the problems that plastic causes in oceans and other parts of the environment, so in this edition of Environment Matters we hear views from a couple [...]