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New campaign encouraging people to buy only what they need

When it comes to food, are we Spoiled Rotten? New campaign encouraging people to buy only what they need to reduce the 7.1 million tonnes of food wasted every year in UK homes   One in four people admit they are poor at judging the right amount of food to buy. In the UK, 20% […]


Wirral recycling volunteers sew together and grow together

A community group made up of ten volunteers from Wirral have got together to help each other whilst helping the environment – one stitch at a time. The Friends of Bebington Central Library set up a club last year to overcome loneliness and isolation through sewing – by repairing clothes, reprocessing old materials into new […]


Community project serves up cookery classes to help cut trash and save cash (23 April 2019)

A culinary community group has spent the last ten months teaching residents in the Liverpool City Region to cook smarter and help cut their grocery bills. The community-led cooking programme by the Let’s Cook Project was tasked with improving local people’s home economic skills while at the same time reducing wasted food. They have used […]


£50,000 available to community groups in and around Kirkby (17th April 2019)

The 2019 Kirkby Neighbourhood Community Fund – a £50,000 community fund for projects in and around Kirkby – has today opened for applications (17 April 2019). The Fund will provide up to £50,000 a year for the next 30 years to support community groups, charities and projects operating in the local area around the Knowsley […]



Your bathroom is awash with recyclables. We all use toiletries and bathroom cleaners on a daily basis and our bathrooms are packed full of stuff that can be recycled after we’ve finished with it. The great news is, most people are doing just that, but there’s always room to recycle more. If everyone in the […]


Longer hours for Merseyside Recycling Centres (25th March 2019)

Merseyside residents will have the opportunity to recycle more from Monday 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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(20 March 2019) Pioneering charity clocks up 10,000 volunteer hours to help boost re-use and recycling

Volunteers for a local charity have worked tirelessly for thousands of hours over the last year to help reduce, re-use and recycle across Wirral. Pioneer People Wirral have been collecting bicycles, tools, furniture, clothes, scrap wood and scrap metal since April 2018 and in doing so have stopped over 11 tonnes of useful materials from […]


Recycling champions helping Liverpool residents reduce, reuse and recycle

A team of volunteers for a local charity group are spreading the eco-friendly mantra of ‘reduce, reuse, recycle’ across Liverpool. The helpers are working on behalf of Granby Toxteth Development Trust (GTDT) and have pushed messages of reducing waste throughout the area, with recycling roadshows, clothes swaps, arts and crafts courses and initiatives with schools […]

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Restrictions to access at Otterspool Recycling Centre Sunday 10th March

Restrictions to access at Otterspool Recycling Centre, Jericho Lane, Liverpool  Liverpool Half Marathon on Sunday 10th March 2019 There will be some restrictions to the access at the Otterspool Recycling Centre during the Liverpool Half Marathon on Sunday 10th March 2019. Jericho Lane will be closed at the junction to Aigburth Road between 9.00am and […]


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 […]