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CLOSING THE LOOP – the world’s first feature-length documentary film about the circular economy

Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority, the University of Liverpool and the Liverpool Guild of Students in partnership with the Circular Economy Club Liverpool City Region are hosting a screening of ‘CLOSING THE LOOP’, the world’s first feature-length documentary film about the circular economy. The documentary provides a range of examples and insights for our global […]

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Go green this Valentine’s Day (5th February 2019)

Valentine’s Day is getting closer – now is the time to show your love not only for your partner but for the planet too! For the envi-romantics amongst you try not to be wasteful and instead buy gifts that help nature or an experience that will be fondly remembered. Valentine’s Day is an opportunity for […]

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Don’t just eat it – compleat it! (22 January 2019)

Compleating is simple. It’s about eating the whole ingredient or food and letting no edible parts go to waste. Getting the best value from the food you buy. Making the most of our food’s nutrients. Saving the hassle of peeling and unlocking a whole load of flavour potential. Compleating also reduces food waste, so the […]

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Deadline nearing for £115,000 community fund (31 Dec 2018)

The deadline is looming for organisations who want a share of £115,000 to help make Merseyside a cleaner and greener place. The funding 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 carbon emissions. […]

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Use your local Recycling Centre this Christmas and New Year

Local waste officers are asking people to use their Recycling Centre as much as possible this Christmas and New Year. A lot of extra waste tends to be created at this time of the year so Merseyside householders are being asked to remember to recycle their cans, bottles, cardboard, electricals and real Christmas trees during […]

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Look good for less this Christmas and New Year (17 December 2018)

Love to look good? Every year we say the same: “I’ve got nothing to wear”. Well, we are on a mission to change that. Research shows that 30% of our clothes haven’t been worn in the last year (that’s worth a whopping £1,200!), so we’re searching the back of wardrobes, the bottom of drawers and […]

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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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