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News 2019

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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January 29 2019

254 million bread crusts binned each year – worth over £13 million

Save a Crust workshops launched to help households make the most of their loaves Across London, 254 million bread crusts are likely to be binned each year as one in four people say they overlook the end slices of loaves. That’s the equivalent of just under 13 million loaves of bread – or over £13 million1 – being thrown away in crusts alone. On average, a household that avoids crusts throws away the equivalent of one and a quarter full loaves of bread a year, according to new research2 released today by North London Waste Authority (NLWA).
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