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Are we Spoiled Rotten? - Sep 2020

At a time when environmental issues are quickly climbing the national agenda, it's sobering to be reminded that 7.1 million tonnes of food is wasted every year in UK homes.

Wave goodbye to waste - Aug 2020

Summer holidays are upon us. Your bags are packed, your out of office is ON, but is the fridge still half full? Cucumbers, cheese, a bag of leaves... don’t leave them home alone.

Chance encounter leads to conviction of fly tipping waste carrier - Nov 2019

Yet again one of our fly tipping prosecutions centres on builders' waste generated in London finding its way onto the country lanes of Buckinghamshire

Have you #GotTheBottle to prevent plastic pollution? June 2019

Show the world you’ve got the bottle to prevent plastic pollution by carrying your reusable bottle on June 19th and refilling on the go.

The big closet clear out - May 2019

300,000 tonnes of clothing are thrown away each year in the UK. Together, let’s put a stop to this!

Builder fails in his duty of care to dispose of waste properly - May 2019

42-year-old Aylesbury builder trading as London Construction Service Limited, attended High Wycombe Magistrates on 17 April 2019 and pleaded guilty to an offence of failing in his and his company’s duty of care after waste was found illegally dumped.   

Recycling in the bathroom - Apr 2019

We all use toiletries and bathroom cleaners on a daily basis and our bathrooms are packed full of stuff that can be recycled after we’ve finished with it. The great news is, most people are doing just that, but there’s always room to recycle more.

Don’t just eat it, Compleat it! - Mar 2019

Do you compleat your food? Perfectly edible parts of common foods such as potatoes and bread are going to waste because people don’t want to eat them, don’t know how to prepare them, or in some cases don’t even realise they are edible.

Decision made to go ahead with changes at household recycling centres - Jan 2019

Buckinghamshire County Council's Cabinet has today (7 January) agreed a series of changes to the county's household recycling centre service. 

Last Christmas: I gave you recycling tips - Dec 2018

Most people in the UK recycle. In fact, we’re recycling more than ever - twice as much as we did 15 years ago! But when it comes to what time of year we’re most aware of our recycling, it turns out Christmas tops the charts.