21 September 2006
Vacancies for recycling promoters and surveyors in Barnet
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20 September 2006
Vacancy for Participation Monitor in Thurrock
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19 April 2006
Want help with your WRAP Behavioural Change Local Fund bid?
As a leading communications consultancy in its field, Waste Watch is perfectly placed to provide you with advice, guidance and competitive quotes for inclusion in your application to the WRAP Behavioural Change Local Fund.
21 March 2006
Cycler makes a million
After a decade’s hard work the Cycler project passed a major landmark in the autumn term. The robots and their accompanying education officers have now rapped out the waste message to more than one million children across the UK.
06 March 2006
10 years and counting for Real Nappy Week
The phenomenal growth of Real Nappy Week is to be celebrated with hundreds of events across the UK and abroad during the 10th anniversary Week from 24-30 April 2006.
28 June 2005
Environmental impacts of the education sector under the microscope
The environmental impacts of the education sector come under the microscope in Waste Watch’s latest research report. Resource management in the education sector – key findings from a study, which was funded by Biffaward as part of their mass balance programme, identifies key aspects of resource usage and requirements in the sector. It is hoped the report will encourage greater resource efficiency across the sector as well as promoting environmental education and communication, which Waste Watch believes is key to achieving the UK’s sustainable development objectives.
22 June 2005
Waste Watch Wasteline to close
The highly regarded waste and recycling helpline service, Wasteline, provided by the national charity Waste Watch, is to close in June after over ten years of helping the public, students, local authorities and businesses with their waste and resource based enquiries.
21 December 2004
Waste Watch launches education funding campaign
A campaign for funding for strategic waste education work in schools was launched by Waste Watch at its AGM on 9 December. So far, 33 organisations and individuals have signed up to the campaign.
16 December 2004
Are we obsessed with our possessions?
Possession obsession, Waste Watch’s annual seminar, held on 9 December at RIBA, brought together a high calibre panel of speakers who tackled the drivers for consumption and the question of making sustainability a desirable ‘brand’.
08 November 2004
Leading green website gets major redesign
Waste Online, one of the most comprehensive sources of information on waste, recycling and resource use, has been given a new look and a host of new features following consultation with its many users.
21 October 2004
Robotic recycling hero celebrates first decade
Cycler the rapping robot, one of Waste Watch’s most successful national education projects, celebrated 10 years of work with schools at a special anniversary event held at the London Wetland Centre on Tuesday 19 October.
11 October 2004
Waste Watch makes it BIG
Waste Watch, the leading UK environmental charity promoting sustainable resource use, is getting behind the BIG recycle, a week long campaign starting on 18 October to get more people recycling more things, more often.
30 September 2004
Waste Watch Business Network forced to close
The changes to the Landfill Tax Credit Scheme have affected environmental projects nationwide, and Waste Watch Business Network is, unfortunately, no exception. The Heathrow, Hillingdon, Harrow and Barnet branch of the network was primarily funded by this programme and as no suitable alternative funding sources have been found, Waste Watch is sorry to announce that this branch, along with the Camden, Haringey and Islington branch, closed this September.
27 September 2004
Waste Watch backs RecycleNow
Waste Watch, the leading UK environmental charity promoting sustainable resource use, has announced its support for the Waste and Resources Action Programme’s (WRAP) new RecycleNow campaign, which launched today.
24 September 2004
Waste Watch’s annual seminar entitled Possession obsession, and sponsored by Aylesford Newsprint, is being held on Thursday 9 December 2004 at the Royal Institute of British Architects, London.
21 July 2004
Rethinking waste management to reap rewards
The environmental impacts of the financial services sector come under the microscope in Waste Watch’s latest piece of research, which has just been published. Rethinking waste management to reap rewards – minimising waste for business benefit, which was funded by Biffaward, identifies some key aspects of resource usage and requirements in the sector. It is hoped the report will be helpful in encouraging greater resource efficiency.
06 July 2004
KAT tool helps cost kerbside recycling schemes
Waste Watch is today launching the KAT (Kerbside Analysis Tool), an interactive calculator for local authorities to use in identifying the costs and infrastructure requirements of different kerbside collection options. The tool provides essential support as increasing numbers of local authorities are introducing or expanding collection schemes in order to meet recycling targets and comply with new legislation.
18 June 2004
Estates recycling not the challenge it’s perceived to be
Recycling for flats – case studies of recycling schemes for areas of high-density housing is a new piece of research by Waste Watch, published by the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), and shows how recycling schemes for flats are not the impossible challenge they are perceived to be.
09 June 2004
Short term vacancies for Recycling Champions
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13 May 2004
Recycling makes stars of local residents
A newly launched campaign to raise public awareness of recycling in central Berkshire is giving members of the public the thrill of seeing their faces on billboards around their local area. The campaign, which is running in the press, on billboards and buses, is part of the re3 initiative, a waste management partnership formed between three local councils in Bracknell Forest, Reading and Wokingham.
23 March 2004
Recyclezone, a funky kids website on waste.
Recyclezone, a great new website for children and teachers, has been launched by Waste Watch.
24 February 2004
urban rural divide of education's environmental impact
Initial results from Waste Watch’s environmental study of the education sector have uncovered revealing insights about waste produced in schools.
19 December 2003
consuming passions lead to working group
Waste Watch annual seminar leads to working group on sustainable consumption and production.
15 December 2003
Waste Watch Environmental Report 2002-2003
Waste Watch has produced its annual environmental report. This report is available to download as a PDF from the Reports section of the Waste Watch website.
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08 December 2003
Wasting your time in schools?
Waste Watch is running a second intake of its successful Waste Education Support Programme (WESP) in March 2004. WESP is a combination of resources, training and support, providing organisations an ‘off the shelf’ waste education programme for them to run in their area.
12 November 2003
Quality of life without costing the earth - Waste Watch's annual seminar sponsored by Aylesford Newsprint. Thursday 11 December 2003, Arundel House, London.
30 July 2003
Plastics in the UK economy - major new report - online version available
A major new report identifying the opportunities for improving plastics recycling in the UK has been published by Waste Watch, in conjunction with Recoup and Valuplast, with funding from Biffaward.
25 July 2003
Education’s ‘footprint’ under microscope
Wastebusters to carry out study of environmental impact of education sector.
10 June 2003
More Rubbish Information
Waste Watch launch Wasteonline, the new information website providing documents and advice on all the issues in sustainable waste managment.
25 March 2003
Rapping robots think of Mother Earth on Mother’s Day
Three brand new robots affectionately named Cycler, and specially designed to promote waste minimisation to school children will be presenting the Right Hon Michael Meacher MP, Minister for the Environment, with a Mother’s day card to Mother Earth, on Wednesday 26 March at the House of Commons.
12 March 2003
New look website for Wastebusters Consultancy
Wastebusters' home on the world wide web has been revamped.
06 March 2003
It's right up your street! Waste Watch lends a hand to Gtr Manchester campaign
Greater Manchester launches Reth!ink Rubbish branded campaign with the help of Waste Watch's Communications Consultancy.
05 March 2003
Waste Watch Business Network to host seminar
Free 'Recycling and Closing the Loop' seminar to be held for business in Camden, Haringey and Islington.
26 February 2003
WESP gets off to a fantastic start!
Waste Education and Support Program well received by first intake of trainees.
24 January 2003
£5 million rubbish campaign launched in London
Reth!nk Rubbish Western Riverside, a major 5 year waste awareness initiative was launched on January 23 at the Royal Festival Hall in London.
08 January 2003
Waste sector grouping writes to PM in response to Waste Study
Waste Watch write to the Prime Minister in response to the Strategy Unit Waste Study
30 December 2002
New Year’s honours for Waste Watch Chair and Director of the Recycling Consortium
Jane Stephenson honoured in New Year’s List
10 December 2002
Dreaming of a waste free Christmas
Top tips to help you reduce your waste this holiday season
27 November 2002
MP backs recycling bill
Doorstep Recycling Bill gains goverment support
01 October 2002
Waste Watch 2002 annual seminar a resounding success
Waste Watch AGM and annual seminar a resounding success
18 July 2002
Communications Campaigns Made Simple
Waste Watch launches an extension to its business services, marketing consultancy.
04 July 2002
Large scale waste awareness initiative launched
Waste Watch to conduct £4 million campaign in south and west London
18 June 2002
Waste Watch launches three national projects
Waste Watch launches three national projects
18 April 2002
Recycling Rap reaches quarter of a million!
250,000 children see recycling show
09 April 2002
Waste Watch scoops award
Waste Watch recognised for environmental reporting
07 March 2002
Waste Watch to educate Nottingham kids about waste
New Schools Waste Action Club for Nottingham
07 March 2002
Kids make "eggstra" special cards
Kids turn waste paper into Easter treats
05 February 2002
Pupils see where their rubbish goes
North Walsham Junior School visit landfill site
25 January 2002
Boost for Waste Watch's guide to buying recycled
Waste Watch receives grant to expand Recycled Products Guide