Councillor says it's Isle of Wight council's goal to be the best council in the country for waste management and being known as the most environmentally friendly county in the UK.
Amey say that although the Island does not see the level of incidents some of their other facilities have experienced, their staff do suffer verbal abuse and threats, often from traders who are stopped from illegally disposing of commercial waste in household skips.
Tuesday, 8th January, 2019 11:36am
By Simon Butler with 3 readers' comments
On hearing surprising rumours about IWC recycling, OnTheWight posed some questions to the council. Not only did it take nearly two weeks to get answers, but the IWC tried to delay by at least a month.
Tuesday, 19th December, 2017 12:47pm
By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments
The gasification plant was to be refurbed as part of a 25 year, £225m waste contract with Amey. After the sub-contractor went out of business an alternative had to be found. OnTheWight has the details.
Monday, 19th June, 2017 5:40pm
By Sally Perry with one comment
The Mobile HRC provides a further facility that reaches out into the community to help people recycle more. Check the dates of when it's nearby to you.
Monday, 20th February, 2017 1:48pm
By IW Council Press Office with 9 readers' comments
If everyone on the Isle of Wight recycled two toilet roll tubes over the Christmas week, it would save enough energy to power the St Mary’s Hospital for one day! This, and more fun facts from the council, including when rubbish collection over Christmas will be.
Following some confusion over the matter, the Isle of Wight council clarify what happens to recyclables collected from properties on narrow streets, which have different trucks to wider roads.
Monday, 28th November, 2016 10:44am
By IW Council Press Office with 10 readers' comments
New state-of-the-art recycling collection vehicles have arrived on the Isle of Wight and are now collecting recycling from over 70,000 households across the Island.
Thursday, 4th August, 2016 4:50pm
By IW Council Press Office with 6 readers' comments
Amey has delivered 62,430 black wheeled bins, 10,141 green wheeled bins and 3,845 gull sacks over the last month, but not everyone has still received their bins.
Wednesday, 25th May, 2016 3:02pm
By IW Council Press Office with 12 readers' comments
The IW Labour Party accepts there will be teething problems at the beginning of a contract, but says the "shambolic start to this contract goes beyond what could be expected" and does not bode well for the future.
Friday, 13th May, 2016 4:01pm
By Ed Gouge with 75 readers' comments
The Isle of Wight council and Amey have extended the period of grace for residents settling into the new waste collection system until 27th May, as some bins are still being delivered and communal bins stores reassessed.
Thursday, 5th May, 2016 5:28pm
By IW Council Press Office with 88 readers' comments