Residents urged to join campaign to stop junk mail

Residents urged to join campaign to stop junk mail First published Monday 23 March 2015 in News GWENT residents are being urged to join a campaign to stop unwanted junk mail being delivered through their doors. According to Recycle for Wales, found that the average home in Wales receives 453 pieces of unwanted mail a year. The organisation wants people to sign up to the Mail Preference Service...
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30+ Creative Pallet Furniture DIY Ideas and Projects

Fabulous website to create fantastic furniture and other stuff from unwanted items. Creative Pallet Furniture
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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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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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Call for kerbside carton recycling in Newport

Call for kerbside carton recycling in Newport NEWPORT residents have called for the council to start collecting food and drink cartons with kerbside recycling, as it emerged it is the only council in Gwent not to already do so. Newport missed its recycling targets in 2013 to 2014, although the Welsh Government waived the fine they would normally have had to pay. The recycling rate for Newport is...
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