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We've all heard about the 3 Rs - reduce, reuse, recycle, but why should we bother to recycle? After all, there are plenty of reasons we shouldn't ranging from not having enough time, to recycling being confusing and inconvenient
Zero Waste Week is an awareness campaign which takes place 2-8th September 2013. This year’s theme is “Use it up!” where the focus is on tackling food waste. You can probably relate to it as we’ve all had to deal with a something mouldy
A new recycling project by Norwich-based social enterprise, Wombling, held its first ever indoor Wombling Sale Room event in Hellesdon. Wombling held an indoor 'Preloved and Handmade Market' at the Hellesdon Community Centre
With UK industry in decline, unemployment on the rise, household incomes at their lowest level for years and properties being repossessed at a rate of one every 14 minutes*, there's little wonder people are getting thrifty!
In Waltham Forest, the Forest Recycling Project (FRP) will be helping local people discover how everybody can make a real difference. During Climate Week the Reuse Centre volunteers will be talking to the public about
BulkyWaste.org allows every household in the UK to book collections for their bulky waste simply by entering their postcode, specifying which items they would like collected and selecting a convenient collection date. The service aims
If you find recycling bin-day a bit of a disappointment because the trucks don’t take all your recyclables away, you’ll be delighted to hear the much-anticipated ‘Sort It Plus’ scheme rolls-out in parts of South Somerset this month (October). It
Tracey Smith is a specialist writer and broadcaster on sustainable living, most recently author of The Book of Rubbish Ideas.
According to research, our modern reliance on electrical goods and the emotional bonds we form with them prevent people from recycling unused items. However, many of these much-loved items could be put to good use
With only a quarter of all UK plastics being recycled, Daniel Neumann, Managing Director of EcoForce explains what more can be done: “Plastic is a highly versatile material