War on plastic

Plastics recycling is back in the headlines.  Especially since the recent BBC documentary  entitled War on Plastic. Following the programme, Yorwaste has experienced a spike…

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Dalby Forest

A new partnership between Yorwaste and Dalby Forest is ensuring that none of the waste generated by the almost half a million visitors to the…

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Glastonbury

It’s the time of year when over 200,000 people descend on a patch of land in Somerset, pitch up their tents, wade through mud (although…

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Added value features

Yorwaste have introduced a number of added value features to our recycling-led, landfill diversion waste collections and our focus this quarter is on telling existing…

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A real local hero

Karen Nash is a real local hero Don’t take our word for it because she was the overwhelming choice of the judges selecting winners in…

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Heritage bins

YORK Minster has become the first to sign up to Yorwaste’s new heritage bins service which offers businesses and organisations the choice of ordering coloured…

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YouTube videos

We are pleased to announce that we now have a number of YouTube videos on our own dedicated YouTube Channel. The Channel has been set…

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Peter Frankish

Health, safety and the environment are something Peter Frankish lives and breathes every day of his working life. Whether it’s devising ways of minimising the…

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Landfill site

Yorwaste’s landfill site near York has been officially mothballed. The site at Harewood Whin, near Rufforth, opened in the 1980s and will now, over time,…

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Debbie Swindells

Debbie Swindells swapped baking for a career in waste, and 11 years later she hasn’t looked back. Debbie is our Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)…

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