Household Rubbish on the Rise

Friday, 24 February 2017 11:39:42 Europe/London

Household rubbish is on the rise, with landfills filing up quickly, now is the time to try and reduce the amount that is heading into your general waste bin at home.  Stats show that in 2007 we only recycled 18% of our waste, that has gone up in recent years but we are still below the EU average.  

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Residents Angry at Changes

Thursday, 23 February 2017 11:42:08 Europe/London

Residents in Burton have been angered by the councils decision to change their food waste disposal, rather than keep their food waste collections as normal, they have been stopped altogether and now food waste is to go in with general waste.  

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The UK Landfill Problem

Thursday, 13 October 2016 15:58:00 Europe/London

There is an ever growing problem with landfills in the UK, we take a look at the problems,that landfill causes, one of which being damage to the environment. 

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Rubbish Imports - Literally

Friday, 7 October 2016 10:50:00 Europe/London

Importing rubbish is a major factor for some countries where their recycling efficiency is high, countries lare having to import rubbish to fuel their own projects, we take a look at some of the countries which are using this process and what countries and being negatively effected.  

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The A-Z of Rubbish

Thursday, 29 September 2016 09:42:00 Europe/London

an A-Z of rubbish

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How to make the perfect compost

Sunday, 21 August 2016 09:07:58 Europe/London

Even if you don’t own a garden, many local farmers will be willing to buy it from you to spread across their fields and crops – literally turning your rubbish into money. All you need do is invest in a compost bin and follow these six simple steps.

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How To Waste Less Food

Monday, 29 February 2016 19:16:29 Europe/London

Every year, consumers in developed countries waste about as much food as the whole of sub-Saharan Africa produces. That's over 220 million tonnes according to the UN. So, how can you do your part to reduce that amount?

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The Real Junk Food Project

Sunday, 29 March 2015 11:07:22 Europe/London

As with plastic, paper, metal and glass, the best way to make the most of food is to first reduce the amount you use. After thatm you can find ways to resue it, such as The Real Junk Food Project.

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Composting in winter

Sunday, 23 November 2014 02:35:25 Europe/London

Some local authorities are halting garden waste collections over the winter. Whether or not this affects your household, it’s always a good time to improve the way you recycle garden waste and food scraps. To help you do it, we've put together some info and tips on making a compost heap and maintaining it throughout the year.

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Edinburgh's wee new bins

Monday, 16 June 2014 19:00:59 Europe/London

Our take on Edinburgh's new recycling regime.

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