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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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August 2 2019

Resolving the smell from Hornsey Street Recycling Centre

North London Waste Authority (NLWA) is investigating the smell along Eden Grove and George’s Road in the London Borough of Islington and how best to remove it. The unpleasant odour that has been reported in the area is originating from the Hornsey Street waste transfer facility, reuse and recycling centre and transport operations associated with waste collection activities.
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February 13 2019

Plastic Confusion: Making Sure Residents Don't Lose Faith

Local authority officers know better than anyone that plastic is a big concern for many residents. Those same residents want explanations to be simpler and clearer. North London Waste Authority (NLWA) is leading the way on supporting local authority officers to tackle this issue; the UK’s second largest waste disposal authority is launching a range of innovative knowledge-sharing opportunities to help council officers give residents confidence in their local services and empower consumers to make better choices.
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