Tag Archive for 'reduce'

Guernsey Salvage creates a market for household material for reuse

October 24th, 2012 by Linda Barton

All year round we’re upgrading or downsizing, restoring or replacing the materials of our homes and gardens. Some of us want to replace new for old, while others want more modern lines. Unfortunately a great deal of useful material and items with restoration value still end up in the Mont Cuet landfill. Guernsey Salvage aims […]

National Zero Waste Week runs from 5 to 11 September 2011

August 27th, 2011 by Events

This year’s Zero Waste Week takes place from 5 to 11 September.  The theme is ‘Reducing waste away from home.’ There are many ways to reduce waste while away from home such as:

A Dutch company makes functional products from waste

April 23rd, 2011 by We Beat the Mountain

We Beat The Mountain is a young, innovative organisation that aims to reduce the worldwide trash and waste mountain. In order to reach this goal, We Beat The Mountain and her community create, develop and produce cool functional products made from recycled waste and trash. We Beat The Mountain started from three emotions: anger, frustration […]

National Zero Waste Week 6 to 12 September 2010

August 28th, 2010 by Richard Lord

National Zero Waste Week takes place the week beginning 6th September 2010. This year’s theme is ‘Cooking for Victory’ in response to the Waste Resources Action Programme’s (WRAP) “household Food and Drink Waste in the UK” report. The report shows we throw away 8.3 million tonnes of food and drink every year. Most of this […]