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About Us

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 30% of our waste. We are working towards increasing that to 50% by 2020.

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News

January 8 2020

Join the Swish and Style Clothes Swap Revolution: Because Happiness is Being Fashion Conscious

More than 300,000 tonnes of used clothing goes to landfill in the UK every year and according to a report by the waste charity WRAP if clothes stayed in active use for three years (9 months more than the UK average), it would reduce their carbon, water and waste footprints by 20 to 30 per cent. Which is why the North London Waste Authority’s Wise Up to Waste campaign is encouraging people to swap unwanted clothes for something to cherish at a series of Swish and Style giant clothes swaps across north and central London in 2020.
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October 7 2019

Six Small Steps to Reduce your Impact on the Climate

Climate change is rightly at the top of the agenda at the moment. In order to tackle the climate emergency, we’ll have to fundamentally change the way we consume resources. Many of these are changes we can make right now. Here are six ways that you can reduce your impact:
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