Excited and enthusiastic primary school children have been attending launch events across the borough for this year’s Junior Recycling Officers’ programme. Events were held at venues in Congleton, Crewe and Macclesfield.
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Manchester based wood waste recycler and animal bedding manufacturer Plevin has appointed Gareth Mason as their new Group Operations Manager to support its operations across all of their processing sites.
Clothing giant JD Williams has chosen packaging manufacturer and supplier Duo UK to launch a new initiative aimed at encouraging its customers to recycle old and unwanted clothing. The scheme will use JD Williams’ existing distribution network and aims to reduce the amount of clothing that goes to landfill.
Astley-based Bukkawaste has launched the UK’s first ever online waste collection service.
Dundee and Angus College has invested in a second of Tidy Planet’s Rocket Composters for its Arbroath Campus, after successfully composting over 70 tonnes of food waste in the last three years at its Kingsway site.
Thanks to the work of a Liverpool voluntary group, the Anfield Alley Angels, set up by housing association Your Housing Group, the recycling rate in Anfield in Liverpool has increased by nearly 80% from 6% to 82% in six months. This is almost three times the current rate for Liverpool as a whole.
A Knowsley-based recycling facility has provided job opportunities for more than 1200 vulnerable adults who were long term unemployed, recovering addicts or ex-offenders since it started five years ago.
There has been increasing awareness recently about the amount of waste bottled water generates. Startling headline figures regarding how few single-use plastic bottles are ever recycled – a report from the London assembly environment committee published in April this year reveals that Londoners alone use 7.7 billion plastic bottles a year but only recycle 32%... View Article