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Wirral charity looks to recycling and re-use to help raise money (1st February 2018)

A charity in Wirral is calling for the support of local residents as it looks to generate much needed funds as well as prevent everyday household materials from going to waste. Wirral Hospice St John’s has launched the campaign which will see unwanted items – such as furniture, clothing, toys, books, electricals and more – […]

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Nationwide call to Give a Cluck about poultry food waste (31 January 2018)

Over a quarter of million chickens thrown in UK bins every day The UK throws away the equivalent of three uneaten chickens every second, showing the need for UK households to Give a Cluck about food waste. This figure amounts to the equivalent of 86 million birds being thrown away and wasted every year in […]

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MerseyCycle works with community to bring old bikes back to life

A Knowsley social enterprise which refurbishes unwanted bikes is enlisting the help of local recycling champions in a bid to stop valuable materials from going to waste. MerseyCycle, based in Knowsley, has launched the Learn to Bicycle Recycle scheme which will see local people trained up in bike recovery, re-use, repair and day-to-day care to […]

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Coming soon…the MRWA and Veoila Community Fund 2018-19

A date for your diary… We’re planning that our new Community Fund for 2018 will be ready to launch and accept new applications in mid February 2018. Please check back with us for the launch date and how to apply. For more information about our current or past projects please see the MRWA website pages: NEWS […]

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Kirkby charity furnishing young people with restoration skills (7th Nov, 2017)

Local organisation helps young people learn through bicycle and furniture refurbishment Remake, Re-use, Recycle is the mantra for a charity in Knowsley which is giving disadvantaged young people a helping hand by training them in practical refurbishment and repairing skills. The Kirkby-based Centre 63 has used money from a local waste prevention fund to establish […]

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Early years settings teach families how to cook healthy food and reduce waste

Nursery and Children’s Centre staff will be helping their children and families to cook and throw away less food thanks to the Mersey Waste Munchers. 20 early years settings from Merseyside and Halton will be taking part in training that teaches essential cooking skills and how to reduce food waste, so they can pass on […]

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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 Sunday 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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Recycle your used cooking oil to raise cash for kids (25th Sept, 2017)

Merseyside and Halton residents are urged to recycle their used cooking oil for a charity drive to benefit Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. Living Fuels has teamed up with Veolia and Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority (MRWA) to raise money for Alder Hey Children’s Charity, with a new campaign launching in Recycle Week (25 September – […]

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Look good and feel good this Recycle Week (25th Sept, 2017)

Whether your bathroom regime is a quick shower or a two-hour makeover, we’ve teamed up with Recycle Now this Recycle Week to encourage the UK to look and feel good by recycling bathroom items like cardboard packaging and finished-with fragrances. While we all do our bit to recycle what we can, certain items around the […]

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Otterspool Recycling Centre to re-open Saturday 16th September

Liverpool’s Otterspool Household Waste Recycling Centre (Jericho Lane) will re-open for business this Saturday 16th September, at 8.00am, following two weeks of essential maintenance. Improvements to the site have included: repair and replacing containers, repairing lighting and installing new electrical access, replacement and painting of handrails, complete clean of the Centre, replacement of kerbstones, repair and […]

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