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November 4 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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October 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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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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April 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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November 7 2017

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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