Landfill

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‘We feel vindicated’: life by a landfill after vital high court ruling
People living amid toxic fumes hope ruling will force Walleys Quarry to make urgent changes

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

17, Sep, 2021 @3:23 PM

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Watchdog must do more to protect boy, 5, from landfill fumes, court rules
Doctors say Mathew Richards’ life expectancy has been shortened due to exposure to hydrogen sulphide fumes

Jessica Murray

16, Sep, 2021 @4:23 PM

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UK’s Environment Agency faces legal fight over landfill fumes
Threat to health of five-year-old triggers proceedings over fumes from Walleys Quarry landfill near Newcastle-under-Lyme

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

06, Jul, 2021 @5:20 PM

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Calls to close recycling plant as ‘repulsive smell’ pervades Sydney homes
More than 600 residents have complained of ‘rotten egg’ stench from the Eastern Creek Bingo Industries plant which EPA says is under investigation

Mostafa Rachwani

04, Jun, 2021 @4:15 AM

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‘It’s terrifying’: the English village overwhelmed by landfill stink
For miles around Walleys Quarry near Newcastle-under-Lyme, people have reported waking up in the night struggling to breathe

Jessica Murray

11, May, 2021 @2:09 PM

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Nestlé joins others to set up first UK-wide coffee pod recycling scheme
Exclusive: Jacobs Douwe Egberts also part of sector’s move to reduce environmental impact

Rebecca Smithers Consumer affairs corresponden

20, Nov, 2020 @12:01 AM

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Gold star for you: New Zealand council puts stickers on bins of best recyclers
Recycling rates soar in Christchurch after council rewards the best households and confiscates bins of laggards

Eleanor Ainge Roy in Queenstown

17, Nov, 2020 @2:50 AM

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I've been forced to become a hoarder – by an acute case of landfill panic | Adrian Chiles
I am haunted by the thought of our children, and their children, living in and around towering mountains of rubbish. If I can’t give it away or be sure it’s recycled, then I must hold on to it

Adrian Chiles

15, Oct, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Methane rises to highest level on record
Livestock farming and fossil fuels are main causes of rise in gas, which is 28 times more powerful than CO2 at trapping heat

Jonathan Watts Global environment editor

14, Jul, 2020 @10:00 PM

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What lies beneath: the nature park covering up a dirty secret
Once one of western Europe’s biggest landfill sites, Thurrock Thameside Nature Park is now a thriving haven for wildlife

Phoebe Weston

15, Feb, 2020 @1:00 PM

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Zara clothes to be made from 100% sustainable fabrics by 2025
Owner says its brands including Massimo Dutti and Pull&Bear will all follow suit

Scarlett Conlon

17, Jul, 2019 @1:14 PM

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The search for a cleaner, greener plastic
Finding clean and effective alternatives to harmful plastic waste is far from simple

Kelly Oakes

07, Jul, 2019 @8:00 AM

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