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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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November 21 2017

Spotlight on reuse at London Upcycling Show

More than 250 people flocked to the Walthamstow Assembly Hall on Sunday (19 November) for the second ever London Upcycling Show, hosted by North London Waste Authority (NLWA) and environmental charity Groundwork London.
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June 2 2017

North London Waste Prevention Fund inspires new approach to tackling waste

North London Waste Authority (NLWA) has established a Waste Prevention Community Fund to support waste prevention initiatives in the north London area. The total amount available for 2017-18 is £40,000 and non-profit making organisations are invited to apply for grants relating to any north London community based initiative.
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March 15 2017

Residents of north London came together to 'Give and Take' lots of goodies

The Give and Take Days which were organised by North London Waste Authority (NLWA) through their Wise Up To Waste campaign, offered residents the opportunity to bring any household item(s) that they no longer needed, so that they could be offered to free to anyone who wants them, in an attempt to encourage reuse and maximise waste prevention.
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