Waste goes high-tech

Veolia will begin a ten-year contract to undertake household waste collections and street cleansing services in the Chiltern, Wycombe and South Bucks areas of the Buckinghamsh

Heat's on waste crews

Waste crews are being encouraged to take more drink breaks in response to the mini heatwave the county is experiencing this week.

Waste site heavies

Nine new heavy-duty excavators will help keep the wheels turning at Buckinghamshire County Council's household recycling centres. And five new roll-on-roll-off transpo

Tomorrow's world

Government Minister Baroness Vere of Norbiton caught a glimpse of tomorrow's world on when she visited Aylesbury to see a showcase of new technologies that could revolutionis

Schools go green

A Green Schools Fund has been launched by the district council. The fund, open to all primary and secondary schools in Ay

Go green for Halloween

Residents in southern Oxfordshire who recycle food and garden waste will benefit from extra help in the next few weeks.Hallowe’en usually means lots of leftover pumpkins at the start of November

Climate change action

Successful carbon reduction projects across Buckinghamshire County Council's services and infrastructure have resulted in an impressive 41% reduction in the amount of carbon dioxide produced in

Climate crisis action

A new council committee in South Oxfordshire that will help tackle the climate emergency is due to meet for the first time in September.At its July meeting, South Oxfordshire District Counci

Adding some sunshine

Local community energy enterprise, Gawcott Community Solar CIC, have launched a £9,000 grant fund to support initiatives which benefit local children and young people. Consisting of two sub-funds, gr

Low carbon grants

Through the Low Carbon Workspaces £1,000 Energy Cashback campaign, grants of £1,000 are available to 50 small and medium-sized bus