In Short: Round up on February
1st March 2018
Taking a brief look at some of the news and events in February from the Welsh Recycling Industry
Eunomia Recycling Trophy Awarded to Powys Council
Powys Council has been awarded our Recycling Carbon Index trophy for being the best recycler in England, Wales and Northern Ireland in terms of the greenhouse gas emissions saved through its efforts in 2015/2016. The result, revealed in Eunomia's latest Recycling Carbon Index, saw the Welsh authority overtake Cheshire West and Chester, the holder of top position for the last three years.
£7.5m boost for recycling services in Wales
On the 27th February Minister for Environment Hannah Blythyn underlined the Welsh Government’s ambition to become a zero waste nation by approving over £7.5m to help local authorities continue to improve recycling services. The funding will be administered under the Collaborative Change Programme (CCP).