Britain is set to fill over 40 million bin bags with rubbish over the next three days as the bank holiday weekend begins, a new study suggests.
The quality of waste legislation has been called into question as new research indicates certain policies are too complex, making them difficult to access, understand and apply.
Proposals to set a minimum 60% recycling and reuse target for Northern Ireland by 2020 have been announced by Environment Minister Alex Attwood.
Wheelie bin manufacturer MGB Plastics has secured a deal to supply 170,000 bins to outsourcer Serco, one of the UK's leading waste services operators.
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