Waste News


What’s happening out there? Who is making changes to help or hinder the reduction of waste? New technologies and products are emerging all the time. Some may well hold the answer to our environmental challenges and some will make things worse. We report on news stories and events from our own back-yard to across the world.

Friends of the Earth incinerator campaign

Filed in Waste News by on March 19, 2010 8 Comments
Friends of the Earth incinerator campaign

Join in with the incineration campaign – no banner waving required!

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Are you signed up for 10:10?

Filed in Waste News by on February 14, 2010 2 Comments
Are you signed up for 10:10?

Are you signed up for 10:10; find out more about it and join in

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Merton council step up carton recycling

Filed in Blog, Waste News by on October 26, 2009 6 Comments
Merton council step up carton recycling

Find out what Merton council are doing to increase recycling and reduce landfill waste

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Biodegradable plastic bags carry more ecological harm than good

Filed in Waste News by on June 24, 2009 27 Comments
Biodegradable plastic bags carry more ecological harm than good

What happens when biodegradable carrier bags end up in the landfill?

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Spare me that rubbish about your ‘rights’

Filed in Waste News by on June 22, 2009 6 Comments
Spare me that rubbish about your ‘rights’

Is it time to spare the rubbish about wheelie bins?

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Breakfast in the bag as box is binned

Filed in Waste News by on June 22, 2009 7 Comments
Breakfast in the bag as box is binned

Sainsburys to reduce cardboard cereal packaging in favour of plastic

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The Great Wheelie Bin Revolt is long overdue

Filed in Waste News by on June 18, 2009 16 Comments
The Great Wheelie Bin Revolt is long overdue

Should the wheelie bin be scrapped? Some householders think so!

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Be SAVI and stop incineration

Filed in Waste News by on June 17, 2009 5 Comments
Be SAVI and stop incineration

Help SAVI stop incineration with their e-petition

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