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News 2018

March 27 2018

Industry leaders discuss food waste reduction at NLWA’s annual conference

With reusable coffee cups aplenty and lots of ‘passing’ on plastic, waste prevention couldn’t be higher on the public’s agenda. It was therefore perfect timing for the 2018 North London Waste Prevention Exchange – by all accounts the only annual conference in the UK which focuses solely on waste prevention. Running now for the fourth year, it’s clear that responsible disposal of waste is of critical importance.
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March 7 2018

Wonky veg and single-use plastic: environmentalism has gone mainstream, so what next for the waste industry?

Waste has never been higher in the public mind. Blue Planet II has catalysed demands for action. Not a week goes by without a new fuss over coffee cups, or plastic straws or water bottles. The issue has such a high public profile that the Prime Minister has felt the need to make waste the focal point of a major speech – the first set piece PM speech on the environment since 2000.
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February 2 2018

Give plastic bags a break

Plastic is headline news. The start of 2018 has seen reports of China restricting the import of certain materials for recycling. There has been increased interest in plastics, which are frequently collected in local authority recycling schemes, as a result of this.
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January 18 2018

Give and Take days

Give and Take days are free community exchange events run by North London Waste Authority (NLWA). Anyone can bring any good quality household item(s) that they no longer want and these items are then offered for free to anyone who would like them.
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