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My WLWA Work Experience Blog – by Leila Gunnewicht

East Sheen Library 2017

I came to West London Waste Authority (WLWA) for work experience as I am interested in pursuing a career within the sustainability and environment sector, and with university applications looming, I wanted to be certain this was something I was interested in so I spent a few days in August with the Waste Minimisation Team.…

Zero Waste Week is Here!

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This week we’re celebrating Zero Waste Week. Whether you’re a recycling beginner or seasoned pro, an individual or business owner, there are plenty of reasons for everyone to get involved. Last year in west London we disposed of  576,000 tonnes of rubbish and sent 15% of that straight to landfill. The good news is this represented a…

The Six Items Challenge

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We here at West London Waste love a challenge – especially one that tackles waste! According to the Love Your Clothes campaign, every year an estimated £140 million worth (around 350,000 tonnes) of used clothing goes to landfill in the UK.  Fast fashion moves quickly, so instead of buying into it we’ve decided to challeng…

Food storage tip:

Ice cube tray

Ice cube tray

Great for freezing lots of food and drinks – milk, wine, pesto, eggs, grapes, puree…

Reuse guides

You would be surprised about what can be reused - so before you head for the bin, take a look at these

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