How to Reduce Fruit and Vegetable Waste

Monday, 20 May 2019 13:51:08 Europe/London

Do you stock up on fruit and veg at the supermarket, all full of good intentions, only to notice that after barely a week, your lettuce has gone limp, and your carrots have gone shrivelled and dry?

Read More
Posted in Reducing Waste

Newcastle Beauty Spots Drown in Litter Over Easter Weekend

Friday, 3 May 2019 08:43:08 Europe/London

Hands up who had a lovely day out a local beauty spot over the gorgeous bank holiday weekend? Did you do your bit and bin your litter, or take it home with you?

Read More

Make Friends with Your Fridge and Freezer to Cut Down on Food Waste

Wednesday, 1 May 2019 09:53:24 Europe/London

How much food do you waste? Do you have a mouldy block of cheese hiding in the back of your fridge, or some leftovers that are past their best?

Read More
Posted in Tips

Fife Council Launches Campaign to Protect Refuse Workers from Abuse

Thursday, 25 April 2019 15:26:16 Europe/London

Refuse collectors in Fife are regularly physically and verbally abused on their rounds, and the council has launched a new campaign to encourage drivers to be patient around bin lorries so they don’t cause accidents.

Read More
Posted in Councils

Wheelie Bin News Roundup 22nd April

Tuesday, 23 April 2019 13:23:13 Europe/London

The latest Wheelie Bin Roundup features a story about how a 9-year old girls attempt at keeping her local park clean and tidy has been sabotaged by a group of youths. North West Leicestershire District Council has been criticised for attaching non-recyclable flyers to around 45,000 wheelie bins and people living near Ellesmere park in Farnworth, Manchester, say it’s being blighted by youths who are constantly setting fire to wheelie bins.

Read More

Reduce Waste This Easter by Making Your Own Chocolate Eggs

Sunday, 21 April 2019 14:44:41 Europe/London

With Easter on the horizon, have you ever thought about the amount of packaging that comes with the 80 millions eggs that are sold in the UK each year.  One way to reduce this amount is to make your own Easter egg.   

Read More
Posted in Tips

How to Reduce Waste Over Easter

Friday, 19 April 2019 14:53:01 Europe/London

As well as the chocolate eggs being full of packaging, there are also other aspects of waste to consider, including food waste from having the family over for dinner.

Read More
Posted in Tips

The Reducing Waste Series: Health Care

Friday, 29 March 2019 11:06:38 Europe/London

The NHS is under more pressure than ever before. It’s under financial pressure, the workforce is stretched to its limits, and it also needs to reduce its carbon emissions - all reasons why it has to reduce waste and use its precious resources more efficiently. 

Read More
Posted in Reducing Waste

Parking Is Wheelie Out of Hand on a Birmingham Street

Monday, 25 March 2019 13:39:48 Europe/London

Residents on a Birmingham street are so pushed for parking spaces that they are using wheelie bins as cones to make sure they can park close to their homes.

Read More
Posted in Councils

Reducing Waste: Schools

Friday, 22 March 2019 13:36:54 Europe/London

Schools in England throw enough waste away every day to fill 185 double-decker buses! Most of this waste could be avoided by reducing waste, reusing items, and recycling wherever possible. If schools cut down on waste, it’s good news for budgets and the environment. Here’s our guide on how schools can be greener.

Read More
Posted in Reducing Waste

Items 1 to 10 of 249 total

per page
Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. ...
  7. 25