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14Aug

Yellow Advertiser 14/08/2017

Food Waste Challenge' aims to save Havering households money and promote sustainability

RESIDENTS are to receive advice on optimum fridge-freezer temperatures and efficient bread storage to minimise food waste.

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11Aug

Romford Recorder 11/08/2017

Families challenged to reduce food waste

The Havering Council challenge runs alongside London Green Points – Havering, a recycling reward scheme which has been running since 2014.

With around 40 per cent of black sack waste in Havering being made up of food waste, the idea is to reduce waste produced and teach households how they could save money.

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09Aug

Recycling & Waste World 09/08/2017

London Borough of Havering launches food waste challenge

Residents in the London Borough of Havering are being encouraged to waste less food by taking part in a new digital scheme.

By interacting with an online platform, residents will be given information about five food waste themes: storing food correctly, understanding date labels, portion control, planning meals and making use of leftovers.

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08Aug

Press Release 08/08/2017

London Borough of Havering launches Food Waste Challenge to all households

8th August 2017
 
The London Borough of Havering has launched a new challenge to help residents waste less food and save themselves money. The challenge runs alongside London Green Points – Havering, a recycling reward scheme which has been running in the Borough since January 2014. The challenge was launched at Romford Market and was attended by Cllr Osman Dervish. 
 
The Food Waste Challenge will provide Havering Council with a cutting-edge approach to tackling household food waste, by engaging residents in more sustainable behaviours. With around 40% of black sack waste in Havering being made up of food waste, the challenge is designed to reduce waste produced and teach households how they could save themselves money. 
 
The challenge will last five months, with residents interacti
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02Aug

Stratford-Upon-Avon Herald 02/08/2017

Warwick recyclers provide boost to charity

Parkinsons UK has been awarded a £650 donation thanks to the efforts of recyclers in Warwick.

The money has come from Warwickshire County Council’s Slim Your Bin campaign, which encourages households to recycle more and throw away less.

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31Jul

Let's Recycle 31/07/2017

Comic Competition winners announced

West Norfolk Recycling Rewards has announced the winners of its Recycling Comic Competition for primary school pupils in the borough of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk.

The competition, run by West Norfolk Recycling Rewards and the borough council of King’s Lynn, was open to all Year 5 students, who were asked to design an engaging comic strip to encourage their neighbours to recycle correctly.

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30Jul

Leamington Observer 30/07/2017

Warwickshire residents on rubbish diet for charity

ECO-FRIENDLY residents in Warwickshire have helped towards a £650 donation to Parkinson’s UK.

It was raised by residents taking part in Warwickshire County Council’s Slim Your Bin campaign as part of a drive to encourage households to recycle more and throw away less.

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28Jul

Your Local Paper 28/07/2017

Christian’s creation

A nine-year-old boy has been crowned winner of a borough-wide recycling competition.

Christian Michaelides, a pupil at West Lynn Primary School, won first place after designing a comic to illustrate how to recycle.

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28Jul

Romford Recorder 28/07/2017

Take Havering Council’s Food Waste Challenge this summer

This summer, residents will be encouraged to think about what they’re throwing away in a bid to not only save themselves money but to help tackle food waste in the borough.

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27Jul

Press Release 27/07/2017

Press Release

27th July 2017

Hammersmith charity gets cash boost from recycling scheme
 
 
A charity in Hammersmith & Fulham is £300 better off thanks to a cash donation from recycling residents.
 
Green-minded residents taking part in H&F Council’s Estates Recycling Challenge chose Hammersmith and Fulham Mind to receive the windfall, with the borough’s best individual recyclers also getting cash prizes.
 
The scheme, which was extended due to its success, has now finished after helping boost recycling rates across targeted estates.
 
Councillor Wesley Harcourt, Cabinet member for Environment, Transport & Residents Services, said “We want to be the greenest bo
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