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News 2016

December 7 2016

Unused items get a new lease of life at ‘London Upcycling Show’

North London Waste Authority’s first ever upcycling show took place last week and was met with a great response from all those who attended. On Wednesday (30 November) NLWA through it’s ‘Wise Up To Waste’ campaign, teamed up with environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy to host what was their first ever upcycling show, in aid of this year’s European Waste Reduction Week.
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November 23 2016

It stinks! Scale of nappy problem revealed

North London Waste Authority has today (22 November) revealed the scale of a contamination problem afflicting north London. With more and more north Londoners wrongly disposing of used nappies in their recycling bins, tonnes of recycling are being thrown away every year.
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April 13 2016

Bottoms up for Real Nappy Week 2016

North London Waste Authority (NLWA), through its Wise Up To Waste campaign, is celebrating ‘Real Nappy Week’; 18 – 24 April 2016, by encouraging parents / careers in north London to claim £54.15 worth of real nappies for free. NLWA has supported the use of real nappies in north London since 2005 by offering parents a subsidy of up to £54.15 to purchase and trial real nappies.
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February 19 2016

Success at North London Waste Prevention Exchange

123 delegates enjoyed this year’s North London Waste Prevention Exchange hosted by North London Waste Authority (NLWA). The event was held in Islington on Tuesday 16 February and its main theme focused on ‘From awareness raising to action’ – using waste prevention initiatives to inspire long term behaviour change. Attendees included Elected Members, officers from regional and local authorities, and regional and national third and private sector organisations.
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