Around £100,000 is to be spent by County Hall to investigate whether residents are recycling properly by checking the contents of their bins.
Looking for things to do in Hertfordshire this August Bank Holiday weekend? Here's some events that are taking place across the county.
Police officers and PCSOs from the North Herts, St Albans and Harpenden Safer Neighbourhood police teams have joined forces to launch an Automatic Number Plate Recognition operation targeting rural crime this summer.
The annual Hertfordshire County Show takes place this late May bank holiday weekend.
The Liberal Democrats have made gains in local elections across Hertfordshire after counts were held overnight.
A record number of knives have been surrendered in Herts during a week-long amnesty.
There's still time to bid to win free tickets to the county's top tourist attractions.
Police are urging residents across Hertfordshire to surrender any unwanted knives anonymously, without risk of prosecution.
The amount of waste recycled in Hertfordshire has dropped over the past 12 months, according to new figures.
Ten years after gracing the Standon Calling stage, St Albans band Friendly Fires are returning to the Hertfordshire festival.
A bus service linking Hitchin and St Albans is among a number that will receive continued financial support from Hertfordshire County Council.