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The North London Waste Authority (NLWA) serves over two million people. We help your councils dispose of the 850,000 tonnes of waste that they collect every year.

Wise Up To Waste is about working with you to reduce waste and increase recycling. In north London, we recycle 33% of our waste. We are working towards increasing that to 50% by 2020.

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August 1 2018

3 in 4 people confused about how best to reduce environmental impact of plastic

New research1 released today by North London Waste Authority (NLWA) has found that the ‘Blue Planet effect’ has resulted in 69% of people trying to change their habits to help the environment, although 3 out of 4 are confused about how to best reduce single use plastic. Only 1 in 4 people realise that prevention is better than cure when it comes to reducing the environmental impact of plastic.
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