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News 2015

  • Dec 22, 2015

    Waste less to stop you from having a rubbish Christmas!
    From wrapping paper and gift tags to left over Christmas pudding and cold turkey, households generate an excessive amount of waste over the festive period.

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  • Dec 09, 2015

    NLWA cracks down on costly trade waste abuse
    North London Waste Authority (NLWA) is cracking down on trade waste abuse at its north London reuse and recycling centres (RRCS). The cost of illegal use of the sites by some professional builders and landscapers costs is passed on to council tax payers; dealing with soil and rubble costs taxpayers more than £100,000 a year.

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  • Nov 17, 2015

    TV personality Linda Barker launches Reuse shop in Chingford
    On Saturday 14 November, interior designer Linda Barker and Councillor Clyde Loakes, chair of North London Waste Authority (NLWA), officially opened ‘Second Time Around’ – a reuse shop located within the Kings Road Reuse and Recycling Centre in Chingford.

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  • Nov 16, 2015

    A week of waste reduction actions – do your bit for European Week for Waste Reduction
    North London Waste Authority are inviting you to take part in over 50 fun, resourceful and quite frankly wacky waste reduction actions and events next week, through their Wise Up To Waste campaign. This campaign encourages residents to do their bit for European Week for Waste Reduction.

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  • Nov 04, 2015

    3,500 unwanted pumpkins rescued in north London
    North London Waste Authority (NLWA) has joined Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall in his ‘war on waste’ this Halloween. NLWA rescued 3,500 unwanted pumpkins, which otherwise would have been left to rot in fields, and made sure that this year, the eating and composting of pumpkins were as much a part of Halloween as carving them.

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  • Oct 30, 2015

    Official Launch of new Reuse Shop in Chingford
    Residents are invited to attend the official opening of Second Time Around – a new reuse shop in Chingford. The event is taking place on Saturday 14 November, 11am – 2.30pm at the Kings Road Reuse and Recycling Centre, 48 Kings Road, Chingford, London E4 7HR.

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  • Oct 12, 2015

    The Pumpkin Rescue Festival is coming to north London!
    Over a million pumpkins are bought in the run up to Halloween – do your bit to reduce food waste at north London’s Pumpkin Rescue Festival.

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  • Oct 06, 2015

    Pick up a free reusable bag from shops across north London
    Following the Government’s decision to implement a 5p plastic bag charge in large shops from today (5 October), North London Waste Authority is now running its ‘Bag It Up + Reuse’ project in small shops across North London.

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  • May 14, 2015

    Weighing up waste in north London
    A schools recycling competition across primary schools in north London has shown that we can all do more to increase the amount of things we recycle at home, even in just a short period of time.

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  • Apr 20, 2015

    Bottoms up for Real Nappy Week!
    North London Waste Authority (NLWA), through its Wise Up To Waste campaign, is supporting Real Nappy Week by raising awareness and encouraging north London parents to claim their free real nappy subsidy of £54.15.

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  • Mar 13, 2015

    Attendance confirmed at the Edible Garden Show 2015
    We are pleased to announce that we will be part of the Edible Garden Show this year; the UK’s only ‘grow your own’ event, where we will be showing visitors how to reduce their food waste.

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  • Mar 03, 2015

    Bag yourself a freebie
    Bag yourself a free reusable bag when you go shopping over the next few weeks thanks to a swap shop exchange programme run by North London Waste Authority. Some 21 local businesses across north London, from florists to footwear shops and organic whole food stores to pet food suppliers have signed up to the Wise up to Waste ‘Bag it up + Reuse’ project, which encourages residents to swap their old plastic bags for a new reusable bag.

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