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Recycling in Northumberland

In 2007 Northumberland County Council put in place a 28-year contract with SITA UK (now Suez) with the aim of recycling 92% of the household waste that was at that time sent to landfill. So, how’s that working out? Last … Continue reading

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Last call – visit to West Sleekburn waste recycling facilities

In my post on 7th July I mentioned that we have an opportunity to visit the Council’s West Sleekburn waste recycling facility over by Ashington. We need a group size of between 8 and 12. Can people who are interested … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about waste …

Those of us who watched the screening of ‘Trashed’ before the TT planning meeting in April were left in no doubt that waste is a massive problem. Excessive consumption, excessive packaging, and a culture of disposability – it’s easy to … Continue reading

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