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New community shop restores Hope in St Helens (6.12.2018)

A new shop in the heart of St Helens is rescuing unwanted furniture from the scrap heap while providing practical skills for job-seeking residents. The ReStore St Helens shop is the brainchild of Changing Communities – a Community Interest Company established by local charity The Hope Centre – and sees unwanted household furniture repaired and […]

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£115,000 waste prevention fund for Merseyside and Halton community groups (26th November 2018)

A share of £115,000 is up for grabs from a community fund to help make the region a cleaner and greener place. The community fund has been made available for Merseyside and Halton community and voluntary groups, schools, faith groups and not-for-profit organisations, who can reduce household waste, encourage recycling and resource re-use and prevent […]

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Mersey community project gets creative with recycling (20 November 2018)

It’s a case of ‘so far, sew good’ for a community scheme in Northwood, Kirkby, that is using creative arts and crafts to help encourage recycling. The Northwood CommuniTree 4aRts project is working across the Northwood area in a bid to engage local residents and get them to think about reducing waste and boosting re-use […]

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CHILL THE FRIDGE OUT THIS WORLD FOOD DAY AND CURB UK FOOD WASTE

Love Food Hate Waste is urging the nation to Chill the Fridge Out this World Food Day (today) after a survey revealed half of the population don’t know what temperature their fridge should be[1]. The findings were made as part of a food trends poll conducted by its parent charity, WRAP, who quizzed over 3000 […]

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LIVERPOOL CHARITY GIVING NEW LEASE OF LIFE TO RECYCLED WHITE GOODS

Speke-based charity, CREATE UK is celebrating a successful first eight months of its white goods reuse scheme, which aims to rescue old fridges and freezers from the scrap yard, while generating new job opportunities within the local community. Since January 2018, the charity has already processed over 876 tonnes of refrigeration for repair, recycling and […]

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MERSEYSIDE RECYCLING CENTRES SWITCH TO SHORTER WINTER HOURS

Merseyside’s Recycling Centres are set to switch to their shorter winter opening hours. From this Monday 1st October the Centres will be open from 8.00am until 5.00pm* – changing from the summer hours of 8.00am to 8.00pm. There are 14 Household Waste Recycling Centres in the region. They are operated by resource management company Veolia […]

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Clean up your cardboard!

In partnership with our contractor Veolia we’ve recently launched a campaign to prevent cardboard recycling from going to waste. We accept cardboard at all 14 of our Household Waste Recycling Centres and it’s one of the most used containers. However, there are two issues that may end up with the material not being recycled: – […]

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West Kirby Recycling Centre temporary closure 1st to 15th October

The popular West Kirby Recycling Centre is closing for two weeks from Monday 1st October to undergo essential maintenance works. It will re-open on Monday 15th October at 8.00am. The temporary closure of the Greenbank Road facility is to undertake essential repairs and reconstruction to its road surface. Other improvements to the facility will include […]

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Disruption to Otterspool Recycling Centre 1st and 2nd September

There will be disruption to the access at Otterspool Recycling Centre due to the Fusion Festival taking place at Otterspool Park on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd September 2018. The routes that give access to the Centre will be busy but will remain open for the duration of the event. ALTERNATIVE CENTRE TO USE : […]

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Merseyside residents – you can recycle more than you know!

Merseyside waste officers have launched a campaign to help boost the region’s recycling rate by up to 40,000 tonnes. The ‘Little Known Items’ campaign is targeting materials that people may be unaware can be taken to a Recycling Centre, such as takeaway coffee cups, hard plastics, batteries, books, textiles and small electrical appliances. The initiative […]

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