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09Jan

PRESS RELEASE 09/01/2017

 Residents in West Norfolk urged to recycle their textiles to win donations for the Salvation Army

West Norfolk Recycling Rewards has launched a competition to reward residents in Kings Lynn and West Norfolk for recycling their old clothes and textiles using one of the borough’s 37 Salvation Army Bring Banks. Members of the scheme earn points for using the service, and for sending in a photo of themselves donating textiles they are entered into a competition to win a donation for the charity.
 
The recycling rewards scheme, which is one of 13 run by Local Green Points, encourages residents in the Borough to waste less and recycle more by rewarding residents for their efforts. Members of the scheme earn points when their community recycles more and wastes less as well as for reporting what they have recycled, reducing contamination and recycling their textiles. 
 
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14Dec

Let's Recycle 14/12/2016

Havering residents raise £9,000 for charity

Havering council has raised almost £9,000 for ten local charities and community projects as part of a drive to encourage residents to waste less and recycle more.
 
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13Dec

CIWM 13/12/2016

Local charities share £10,000 thanks to residents who recycle

St Helens Recycling Rewards has raised £10,000 for four local charities who received their donations at the Town Hall as part of a drive to encourage St Helens residents to waste less and recycle more.
 
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13Dec

PRESS RELEASE 13/12/2016

Recycling rewards scheme raises over £8,000 for local community projects


London Green Points - Havering have raised almost £9,000 for ten local charities and community projects, who received their winnings at Langtons Hall on Monday 12th December. The donations were raised as part of a drive to encourage Havering residents to waste less and recycle more. Cllr Philippa Crowder, Mayor of Havering, joined representatives from all ten charities and community projects to present them with a cheque for their winnings.

 

 

Members of the recycling rewards scheme have been donating their individual points to their favourite local charities and projects for the last 12 months, raising their donations. Saint Francis Hospice has won the top prize of £4,377 with second
favourite, the Havering Local Schools Fund bagging £1,318 and the runn

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09Dec

Eastern Daily Press 09/12/2016

Charities in west Norfolk have bagged £3,000, thanks to residents who recycle.

Members of the borough council’s West Norfolk Recycling Rewards scheme voted for their favourite charity from a shortlist.
 
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02Dec

Press Release 02/12/2016

Local charities bag £3,000 from residents who recycle with Recycling Rewards scheme

West Norfolk Recycling Rewards awarded three local charities a total of £3,000 at an event yesterday as part of a drive to encourage residents of the Borough to waste less and recycle more. Members of the scheme voted for their favourite from a shortlist of charities, with Norfolk Hospice winning top prize of £1,500. The two runners up, West Norfolk Mind and Scotty’s Little Soldiers, were both awarded £750 each.

West Norfolk Recycling Rewards launched to all households in the Borough of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk back in May and encourages residents to recycle more and waste less through individual and community rewards. The Borough is split into five communities who compete against each other to earn the most Green Points, with the communities that earn most Green Points after six months winning the biggest donations to the local charity
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28Nov

Leamington Observer 28/11/2016

Households urged to cut waste and earn rewards

HOUSEHOLDERS in the district are being urged to go on a green diet.
 
Warwickshire Waste Partnership has launched Slim Your Bin which aims to reduce waste and get people recycling more, while also benefiting local community projects.

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22Nov

Stratford Observer 22/11/2016

Slim Your Bin by recycling more

HOUSEHOLDERS in the district are being urged to go on a green diet.

Warwickshire Waste Partnership has launched Slim Your Bin which aims to reduce waste and get people recycling more, while also benefiting local community projects.
 
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21Nov

PRESS RELEASE 21/11/2016


St Helens Council Celebrates after Scooping a National Award for its Recycling Rewards Scheme

The council fought off strong competition from Warrington Council and North Yorkshire County Council to claim the effective service redesign and reform (ESR2) award at the iNetwork Awards held at the Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel last week.


The award celebrates success in whole service design that involves multi-service systems thinking, design led initiatives, customer centric change and demand management.

Set up in October 2015 to encourage residents to recycle, and thank those who continue to use the recycling service, St Helens Council
and Local Green Points – an award-winning provider of services for local authorities focused on waste and recycling - joined forces to introduce the Recycling Rewards Scheme as a way of rewarding residents with individual and community based prizes.

Welcome packs were se

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17Nov

Stratford Herald 17/11/2016

Sign up to new bin slimming challenge 

THE latest scheme to encourage households to recycle more and throw away less has been launched in Stratford-on-Avon.

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