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
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 regularly sent photos of unsustainable behavior by concerned members of the public, illustrating how some members of our community have a lack of regard for the environment. … Continue reading
Its Buy Nothing Day this Saturday, take the opportunity to save money and resources, so avoid the shops and do something useful… You can always join CWA on the SeaScapes Beach Clean and Litter Survey! … Continue reading
In August 1971, Robert Allen wrote a simple and practical guide of do’s and don’ts that individuals should adhere to in order to cut down their waste production. Scanning through the list, Allen advises recycling, keeping a compost heap, not … Continue reading
The Government have now released their long awaited Review of Waste Policy in England 2011, it is a long read and at 77 pages, I would be lying if I suggested I had read it all.
Go Real supports the priority given to waste prevention and rewarding people who do most to reduce waste as set out in the government’s waste review. Reducing the 690,000 tonnes of disposable nappies sent to landfill each year by encouraging … Continue reading
Real Nappy Users across the UK are filing complaints against a misleading and inaccurate story that appeared in the Daily Mail. The article which was published on the first day of Real Nappy Week claimed that “£3 million has been … Continue reading
There is a new opportunity to help the local authority decide upon the frequency of collections for waste and recyclables in Cornwall.
The Big Lottery Local Food funded “Cornwall Community Food and Composting” Project is holding a free event at Bodmin Children’s Centre on Saturday 9th April, from 11am to 2pm. Download the poster for the event … Continue reading