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Bidston Recycling Centre to reopen after temporary closure

The popular Bidston Recycling Centre, located on Wallasey Bridge Road is reopening on Saturday 14th December at 8.00am after its temporary closure to undergo essential maintenance works, and the introduction of a range of new traffic management measures.  The site, which is provided by Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority, and operated by resource management company […]

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Old Swan Reuse Shop temporary closure (22nd Nov 2019)

Old Swan Reuse Shop is currently closed temporarily to carry out improvements to the interior of the shop. We expect the shop to reopen on Monday 25th November. A further short closure may take place during the week commencing 25th November, please check back here for more information. ENDS

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New campaign encouraging clothes and textiles reuse

A new campaign has been launched to help prevent thousands of tonnes of clothes and textiles going to waste. Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority (MRWA) is targeting these materials as *research shows that around 18,000 tonnes of textiles goes into people’s bins each year in the Liverpool City Region. The initiative is part of MRWA’s […]

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Bidston Recycling Centre set for temporary closure (8 Nov 2019)

The popular Bidston Recycling Centre, located on Wallasey Bridge Road is closing for two weeks in November and early December to undergo essential maintenance works and the introduction of a range of new traffic management measures. The site, which is provided by Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority and operated by resource management company Veolia, will […]

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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% […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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£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 […]

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RECYCLING FROM THE BATHROOM

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 […]

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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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