Following the demise of Re-Furnish South West (formerly the SOFA project) a brand new charitable furniture re-use organisation, has opened in Pool, Redruth. … Continue reading
An alarming report claims that almost half of all the food produced in the world (2bn tones), ends up as waste every year. … Continue reading
Cornwall residents will be able to recycle more items from next year after the Council was successful in its bid for £1.56m of Government funding. The funding, from the Department for Communities and Local Government’s Weekly Collection Support Scheme, means … Continue reading
The local authority in Cornwall , could make massive savings of £320 million if it implemented an alternative waste management plan, rather than the controversial waste incinerator contract with SITA, an independent report revealed this week. The Cornwall Waste Forum … Continue reading
Official figures released by the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), show that for the first time since records began, English local authorities recycled, composted or reused more than they landfilled. From the year April 2011 to … Continue reading
Nesta are looking for applicants to take part in their Waste Reduction Challenge prize….
A reduction in household waste and an increase in recycling has led to a decline in waste to landfill England of 11%.
Scaling back councils’ powers to take action against residents that repeatedly overfill their bins and contaminate recyclable materials could undermine their function as a deterrent, the Local Government Association (LGA) has warned. … Continue reading
CWA are currently doing some research on food waste composting and anaerobic digestion from businesses in order to assess the need for local collections.
Our discounted School Waste Audit ‘Special offer‘ has been extended to the end of Feb. … Continue reading