Video: Why farmers are facing recycling headaches

Plastic and tyre waste disposal is a growing problem for agriculture. Environmental regulations require farmers to dispose of waste through reputable waste management services and they need to show proof of correct handling when asked.

Sounds straightforward, but the number of companies that collect and recycle agricultural waste are few and far between, leaving farmers with the dilemma of how to dispose of it.

We take a look at the situation in Wales and talk to one of the few companies handling tyre and plastics recycling.

See also: Plastic pollution focuses farms on correct treatment of waste

 

Ffermio is the only television programme in Britain that specifically deals with agricultural issues, as well as providing all the news relevant to farmers and the wider audience.

It is a weekly magazine programme for S4C that discusses a wide range of topics from animal health to food production and conservation.

Join the presenters, Daloni Metcalfe, Alun Elidyr and Meinir Howells, for the latest agricultural stories.

Ffermio presenters (left to right Alun Elidyr, Meinir Howells, Daloni-Metcalfe

Ffermio presenters (left to right) Alun Elidyr, Meinir Howells and Daloni-Metcalfe