Funding cuts mean end of line for recycling store

Funding cuts mean end of line for recycling store A RECYLING store which benefits thousands of youngsters is being forced to close. Crafty Beggars scrap store provides materials for arts and crafts as part of Play Right Play Association’s range of projects. But the Swansea Enterprise Park shop will close next Friday after the association lost funding for future operations. The store in...
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Wales has best recycling rates compared to rest of the UK

Wales has best recycling rates compared to rest of the UK Wales is leading the rest of the United Kingdom in recycling rates. New provisional figures show Wales is recycling 54% of the 373,000 tonnes of rubbish thrown out every three months. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ latest figures for household waste from 2012 showed the overall UK recycling rate was 43.9%. It...
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Garden waste bag collection in Swansea sprouts row

Garden waste bag collection in Swansea sprouts row By South Wales Evening Post | Posted: November 02, 2014 SWANSEA Council’s garden waste collection scheme has sprouted a row after homeowner David Chudleigh’s bags went uncollected. The 73-year-old had been working on preparing his Wimmerfield Crescent garden for the winter, which included pulling up any summer flowers that had...
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MPs have called for a ban on food waste going in to landfill

MPs have called for a ban on food waste going in to landfill. The report by the Environmental Audit Committee also called for lower VAT on recycled products and longer warranty periods on consumer goods. It concluded that a “circular economy” approach is needed to save resources as the world’s population rises. In England, 8.5 million tonnes of local authority-collected waste...
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Drop In Textiles And Metal Recycling Leads To Decline In Carbon Saving

Drop In Textiles And Metal Recycling Leads To Decline In Carbon Saving Eunomia’s latest Carbon Index Report shows that, compared with the previous year 2012/13 saw a three percent decrease in the amount of CO2 equivalent emissions saved through local authority recycling in England and Wales. Northern Ireland’s performance has improved by one percent. The reduced benefit comes despite a small...
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Must-Try Hydrangea Varieties

Must-Try Hydrangea Varieties Hydrangeas are perfect for every level of gardener. We show you top new varieties, including oakleaf hydrangea, blue hydrangea, white hydrangea, and other varieties that produce outstanding hydrangea flowers.
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