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Thanet District Council is to cease providing a commercial waste collection service from the end of May.
Ribble Valley Borough Council’s Personnel Committee heard how the authority will be impacted by new Brexit policy
Household rubbish piling up at the Europa Advance Road tip, could see no deal Brexit measures activated, if exporting delays continue.
Waste truck drivers are being poached by other businesses, some while on their rounds.
Thanks to the HGV driver shortage, many refuse collectors are quitting to earn up to £30,000 more driving lorries. But what does this mean for our streets, as the rubbish and recycling piles ever higher?
Brexit and a lack of drivers has forced a local authority to delay introducing a new recycling scheme after bags were held up in port.
But over the course of the year, a crisis, fuelled by the decision to leave the European Union, has been steadily, stealthily, stretching its tentacles around many of the services and products we expect and rely on.
Covid, Brexit and a shortage of lorry drivers has been blamed for delays in collecting people's household rubbish. Ceredigion, Powys, Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan councils said they were already facing delays or expected further delays. Residents said their household or garden waste had been left on the kerbside for weeks.
The context is a national shortage of drivers made worse by Brexit and the unwelcoming environment for foreign nationals now fostered by government.
HUNDREDS of households across Somerset where recycling collections have been missed this week will have to wait until the next scheduled pick up.
So what would Brexit mean for that most mundane, but most important, of household items – your bin?
The European Union has banned all non-recyclable plastic waste being shipped to developing nations from 1 January.
Post-Brexit regulation doesn’t match new EU rules to tackle ocean pollution, despite UK being Europe’s largest plastic waste producer.
'What we ask from the south is more power and equivalent investment... yet what we get in no-deal Britain is literally, rubbish'
A previously confidential government study detailing 142 areas of life in Northern Ireland that will be impacted by Brexit has been published, revealing risks to everything from cooperation on congenital heart disease and cross-border child protection to rules preventing the looting of national treasures.
Exclusive: leaked emails show officials planning crisis centres to manage halt in waste exports to EU.