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
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….
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
Local Social Enterprise ReZolve is this week appealing for help in securing the future of their organisation. … Continue reading
Communities secretary Eric Pickles’ campaign to re-install weekly bin collections has been dealt a further blow…
Hope you enjoyed the holiday period and had a ‘waste less’ Christmas and lets make this New Year more sustainable! From everyone @ Cornwall Waste Action … Continue reading
Cornwall Waste Action (CWA) are holding a beach clean and survey at Godrevy and Gwithian Beach’s , near Hayle on Saturday 29th October as part of the national ‘Make a Difference Day’ (MADD) celebrations, throughout the UK. … Continue reading
All community organisations engaging in composting activities, need to be aware that changes are forthcoming for composting exemptions, which are a legal requirement.
More robust enforcement of laws designed to tackle the growing problem of e-waste is urgently needed, says Anja ffrench of Computer Aid, along with improved management of electrical waste by governments.