May 2013Could mandatory food waste audits speed up food waste reduction?
Counting What Matters is a new and timely report released today by the campaign group This Is Rubbish and supported by Waste Watch. It comes less than week after the targets for the next instalment of the Courtauld Agreement (number3) were announced by the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP).
Our Common Place Toolbox Launch and Workshop
This Wednesday the 1st of May, after four months of brainstorming, sketching, making prototypes, illustrating, writing (and some rewriting), tweaking, cutting and pasting, we proudly launched the brand new Our Common Place Community Engagement Toolbox.
April 2013Trashed: 'An inconvenient truth' for waste
Join us for a special screening on May 20 at The Ritzy, Brixton of Trashed and a Q&A after the screening with director Candida Brady and Tim Burns from Waste Watch.
Michael Gove please keep sustainability in the curriculum
Our parent charity, Keep Britain Tidy, and SEEd (Sustainability and Environmental Education) have joined forces with high-profile charities and organisations to urge the Government to keep sustainability in the National Curriculum.
Is recycling a con trick?
At the weekend the Daily Mail ran an article on how 12 million tonnes of British recycling is being dumped in landfill overseas. Is recycling a big con or is the vast majority of recycling collected from your doorstep recycled? Here is our response.
March 2013Help us fix the curriculum
We need your help to keep the environment in the curriculum
Our biggest litter count yet!
Keep Britain Tidy (Waste Watch's parent charity) today released the results of our biggest litter count yet.
Enhanced Sustainable Schools report released
Our new report presents the findings and lessons from the first year of Waste Watch’s new approach to environmental education in schools.
February 2013The Social Value Act - upcoming Waste Watch / LCRN event
Join us to debate what opportunities might arise for the waste and resource sector the Social Value Act might create?
What’s good for the environment is good for us
Over the last few years Waste Watch has been developing our programmes in order to create a robust evidence base for change that supports our ‘Waste less, Live more’ vision.
Today we’ve published our first set of social outcomes from across our diverse work programme in 2012. We are pleased to share how our environmentally focused projects additionally enable benefits to the wellbeing of people taking part.
Why THIS approach? A toolbox for Our Common Place
We love our ‘award winning’ approach developed for the Our Common Place Programme so much that we want to share it with others. To do so we are working with a graphic designer to develop our first ever community engagement toolbox that follows the Our Common Place approach.
January 2013Alliance call for a sugary drinks duty in the 2013 Budget
Waste Watch (part of Keep Britain Tidy) is one of 61 organisations that have united to urge the Government to introduce a tax on sugary drinks to tackle the problem of childhood obesity.
England’s Great Litter Count - we need your help!
We need eyes on the ground. Your eyes! To help our parent charity, Keep Britain Tidy, count England’s most littered brands, and work with companies for solutions. It’s called England’s Great Litter Count.
Join the Zero Waste Challenge!
If you live in Lambeth, Hammersmith and Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea or Wandsworth why not help your bin to lose weight this January by joining the Zero Waste Challenge?
Warm homes and a cooler climate
Waste Watch (part of Keep Britain Tidy) are one of more than 100 companies, charities and businesses that have joined forces to warn Prime Minister David Cameron of an impending fuel poverty crisis.
Up to 50% of food is wasted globally
A new report released today demonstrates almost half of the world’s food is thrown away - whilst 1 billion people go hungry. Our response includes three important suggestions for policy makers to get to grips with in 2013.
Challenge launched in North London to reduce Food Waste
Take The North London It Pays to Plan Challenge, a chance to reduce your food waste, help the environment and save money!
December 2012Waste less, Live more Week - a policy update
Since September's Waste less, Live more Week, we've been working hard on our Policy Calls.
November 2012Say no to weekly collections – this policy makes no sense for society, the environment or the economy
Our response to Eric Pickle’s threat to Local Authorities: "collect bins weekly or lose funding".