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Planning a BBQ in the sun?

Planning a BBQ in the sun? Remember to wait until coals and hot ashes have completely cooled before disposing of them! It’s recommended to leave them for 48 hours before disposing of them!  Never put hot ashes straight into a dustbin or wheelie bin – they could melt the plastic and cause a fire. Wait […]

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Visitors invited to waste and recycling wonder open day in Liverpool

Booking is not required for the free event at Gillmoss Materials Recovery Facility, Bridgehouse Lane, Liverpool, L10 5HA and residents of all ages can visit anytime between 10am – 2pm on Friday 27th July. Veolia also run the Recycling Discovery Centre, also based at Gillmoss in Liverpool. This a learning destination for the Children’s University, so if you’re […]

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Mersey community groups funded to the tune of £115,000 (24 May 2018)

Fourteen community groups from Merseyside and Halton have received funding to help boost recycling, re-use and waste prevention in the region. £115,000 is coming from the Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority (MRWA) and Veolia Community Fund 2018/19, which has been running annually since 2006. The financial support will help the selected groups to reduce waste, […]

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Keep Merseyside Tidy with the Great Plastic Pick Up! (Tues 8th May 2018)

Litter pickers up and down the country are joining together this coming weekend (Friday 11 – Sunday 13 May) to help keep Britain tidy and turn the tide on plastic waste. WHAT IS IT? The Great Plastic Pick Up is the brainchild of the Keep Britain Tidy campaign and the Daily Mail newspaper and is […]

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INTERNATIONAL COMPOST AWARENESS WEEK 2018 – SPECIAL OFFER! (3rd May 2018)

As part of International Compost Awareness Week 2018, Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority is encouraging more residents to get composting with a fantastic offer promoted in partnership with www.getcomposting.com. Residents can purchase discounted compost converters from as little as £17.98 and with the fantastic “Buy One Get One Half Price” offer, residents can purchase a […]

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Merseyside Energy Recovery Limited launches a £50,000 Community Fund for Kirkby (10 April 2018)

A new £50,000 community fund has been launched in Kirkby. The Kirkby Neighbourhood Community Fund is now open for applications from local groups for funding for projects and initiatives relating to health and wellbeing, environmental and community projects in and around the Kirkby area. The Fund will provide up to £50,000 a year for the […]

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Celebrate your primary school at this year’s Echo Schools Awards (3 April 2018)

For the third year running, Merseyside Recycling & Waste Authority (MRWA) is sponsoring the Echo Schools Awards. Back for a fifth year, the awards are an annual celebration of Merseyside’s most inspiring schools, staff and pupils. This year, MRWA is sponsoring the Primary School of the Year Award, which will recognise the Primary School which […]

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Longer summer hours for Merseyside Recycling Centres (23 March 2018)

Merseyside residents will have the opportunity to recycle more from Sunday 1st April as the region’s Household Waste Recycling Centres open for an extra three hours every day. The 14 Recycling Centres, which are provided by Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority (MRWA) and operated by resource management company Veolia, will be switching to their summer […]

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Make Toast Not Waste

Did you know that you can toast bread straight from the freezer and still have the same delicious taste? Well it’s true! Every day in the UK, 24 million slices of bread are thrown away – mostly because they are not used in time. That means that the average person in the UK throws out […]

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Liverpool community group assembles an army of recyclers (15 March 2018)

A community organisation in Toxteth has been using money received from a waste recycling and reduction grant to help clean up the streets of Liverpool – and has gathered a ‘green’ army of volunteers on the way. The Recycle L1578 and Beyond initiative is the brainchild of Granby Toxteth Development Trust (GTDT), who have been […]

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