Rydale Councils'c Challenge to Residents

Wednesday, 4 October 2017 12:11:51 Europe/London
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Rydale Council is asking residents to make an effort to reduce waste as part of a new campaign.  Each month the campaign wil focus on different issues to encourage residents to take pride in the area that they live in, the more changes that are made can only make things better.

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Posted By Adam

The Waste Less, Live More Challenge

Thursday, 21 September 2017 10:43:33 Europe/London
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Keep Britain Tidy's annual campaign has arrive again, from the 19th to the 25th September their focus is waste less and live more, they have worked out the average household throws away £700 worth of food each year that can still be eaten.  

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Global Fight Against Litter - Scotland

Wednesday, 30 August 2017 10:14:38 Europe/London
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Scotland are encouraging all businesses and local councils to join a campaign to help prevent littering and flytipping across the country.  Zero Waste Scotland say taxpayers are currently paying over £50 million per year and that 15,000 tonnes of litter is discarded in Scotland each year.

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The Problem of Sanitary Waste

Friday, 25 August 2017 10:35:07 Europe/London
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Nappies can take as long as 500 years to decompose when sent to landfill as well as leaking toxins into the underground.  To make a nappy it takes wood pulp as well as crude oil.  To dispose correctly the nappy should be sealed from the tabs and placed into a sealed nappy bag.

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The Global Fight Against Litter - Philadelphia

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 11:36:39 Europe/London
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Philadelphia has generated the nickname filthadelphiao because of it's problem with litter, on average each resident disposes of 1 ton of litter per year.  The city has committed to the Zero Waste and Litter Executive Order which sets a goal of achieving zero waste by 2035. 

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Surfers Against Sewage

Monday, 31 July 2017 14:16:11 Europe/London
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Surfers Against Sewage are one of the UK's leading marine conservation charities and campaign on a range of marine convservation issues.  The chairty was born in 1990 and focused solely on the issue of water pollution, their charity has grown and now they are advocates of clean oceans on a global scale

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The New Waste Recovery Technologies

Monday, 15 May 2017 10:35:32 Europe/London
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All waste contains resources that went into making the original product, this is either energy that was used or raw materials.  Waste is being diverted away from landfill and developed into fuel to replace the need for fossil fuels, as they release large amounts of greenhouse gases causing damage to the environment.  There are new technologies being developed all the time to 

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Rubbish Roundup 24th April

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 14:00:54 Europe/London
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In this weeks stories we included headlines which included residents of Hull that have been fined for flytipping and a sculpture made entirely out of rubbish which appeared on Dublin's Quay.

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Kitten Rescued After Getting Stuck in Waste Bin

Wednesday, 1 March 2017 10:41:27 Europe/London
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We often hear of wildlife getting stuck or eating discarded litter but in January a passer by had heard a meow from a distressed and trapped kitten, with the help of the RSPCA and the local fire service the kitten was able to be freed.  Not knowing how long the kitten had been there the poor thing had rubbish piled on top of it.  

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Pet Waste: Where Do You Dispose of it in the Home

Friday, 24 February 2017 10:02:05 Europe/London
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Many households have pets in their family and finding out what to do with the waste can be a nightmare, many people usually put it in their household bin which can cause their bin to start smelling, an external bin would be the best option but not all households that have facility easy.  

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Posted By jon davis
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