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Belgium is Streets Ahead When it Comes to Recycling

Friday, 1 December 2017 09:28:54 Europe/London

According to latest statistics, Belgium is one of the mos prolific recyclers in Europe with a whopping 81% compared to the average of 65% and this is mainly down to stringent waste regulations, sorting of waste is compulsory which makes the recycling element easier.  

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Posted By Jon

Isle of Wight Council Urge Residents to Recycle their Food Waste

Friday, 24 November 2017 09:32:01 Europe/London

The Isle of Wight Council has joined forces with a Amey to encourage people to make good use of their food recycling.  Figures now show that UK households throw 7.3 million tonnes of food every year.  The council say that they think residents don't realise how much of a difference they can make by recycling their food waste.  

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Posted By Adam

UK Set to Meet 2017 Packaging Recycling Target

Tuesday, 7 November 2017 09:09:00 Europe/London

Statistics have shown that the UK is on track to meet it's target for packaging recycling this year, aluminium and steel have already met 2/3 of its target and other recycling streams are not far behind.  Although there is a worry about China's intention to crack down on the importing of some materials which could affect the recycling industry.  

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Posted By Adam

The Pop Up Restaurant that Refuses to Let Food go to Waste

Friday, 20 October 2017 11:21:35 Europe/London

The Real Junk Food Project is a group of organisations working together to tackle the problem of food waste, REfUSE is the County Durham branch of the product, and they run pop up restaurants on the last weekend of each month in cafes across the city to turn food being thrown away into healthy and satisfying meals.  

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Posted By Sam

How to Recycle - Electronic Waste

Friday, 13 October 2017 09:56:55 Europe/London

UK consumers buy a lot of electronic gadgets and around and with the tenchology moving so fast there is a lot of electronic waste being produced, it is estimated around 2 million tonnes of electronic waste is produced each year in the UK alone and that it is the fastest waste growing waste stream.  

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Posted in How To Recycle By Michelle

Recycling Food Waste to Support your National Team

Wednesday, 22 March 2017 13:00:00 Europe/London

With the 6 nations now over and done with for another year, recycle for Wales used this as an oppurtunity to push their message across, they wanted people to know that recycling food waste that is not edible such as tea bags and banana skins can help power your tv and power your lights.

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Posted By jon davis

Zero Waste Challenge

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 13:00:00 Europe/London

With lent tomorrow, why instead of giving up food like chocolate you try to tackle the no waste challenge, there are many ways to reduce waste you generate with some simple ideas like drinking tap water instead of bottled water, if you can do this for 40 days what is stopping you from creating this all year round and significantly reducing your waste.  

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Posted in Education & Tips By jon davis

Recycling in Focus - Marks and Spencers

Thursday, 8 December 2016 09:36:01 Europe/London

When you look at recycling schemes, large high street retailers do not usually get a look in compared to supermarkets, but Marks and Spencers have changed this outlook, with a target to become the world's most sustainable retailer by 2020. With their schemes in operation they are no doubt this weeks Green Champions.Read More
Posted in Green Champions By jon davis

10 Surprising Things You Can Recycle

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 09:04:00 Europe/London

A lot of us by now what can and cannot be recycled, but there are some instances where items will just get sent to landfill instead of being properly recycled, this list includes some items you did not know that could be recycled.Read More
Posted in Education & Tips By jon davis

Top Ten Tips to Prevent Food Waste

Monday, 19 September 2016 09:27:00 Europe/London

Here's ten top tips to help make the most of your food and maximise your budget, whilst doing your bit to help others and reduce rubbish.Read More
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