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WEEE Recycle Week @ Tricycle Theatre

Date:  5th – 11th Jan 2015 269 Kilburn High Road, London, NW6 7JR The Tricycle Theatre and West London Waste are once again holding a free week long recycling event for your Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment or WEEE. If you visit the venue and you have small electrical items that you have been itching…

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WEEE Recycle Week @ The Tricycle Theatre

Date – 12th May – 18th May 2014 269 Kilburn High Road, London, NW6 7JR The Tricycle Theatre and West London Waste are holding a week long recycling event for small electrical items If you have any small unwanted electrical items that you have been itching to get rid of, why not combine your theatre/cinema…

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Real Nappy Week – 28th April to 04th May

Events are happening at various locations across London. Be fabulous in fluff, cute in cloth. Real Nappy Week is all about celebrating everything great about using washable nappies. There is something for everyone – from cloth convertees, to those who are just curious and want to find out more… Real Nappy Week is the idea…

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Rubbish Diet – your zero waste week

Over the past 3 weeks of the Rubbish Diet, you’ve learned all about your local recycling facilities, sorted your food waste and identified ways to reuse or repair items. For your final week, you’re now ready to put all this into practise to see how low you can go. Why not plan your zero wast…

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Reducing your waste further with the Rubbish Diet

Most of you have now gone through your third week of the The Rubbish Diet and you’ve already got the hang of identifying items that you can recycle in the home and reduced the food which ends up in your bin. As a result, we’re sure you’re bin is looking emptier already. Who knew being on a…

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Food Waste and the Rubbish Diet

Last week we looked at how you can become a recycling pro as part of your Rubbish Diet. This week we’re looking at the type of waste we throw away the most – food. Food waste…what waste? In the UK each year, we throw away around 7 million tonnes of food and drink annually from…

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Reduce Reuse Recycle this week with the Rubbish Diet

Did you know that around 70% of what you throw away can be recycled or composted? These include items like packaging, cartons, glass, food and plastics. Most of us have recycling collections from our front gardens or from bin stores at the flats we live in but many people don’t recycle everything they probably could.…

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Slim Your Bin this month with the Rubbish Diet

Is your bin too full or too smelly? Or is there just too much stuff? The West London Rubbish Diet Challenge will solve your waste problems by shrinking what you send to landfill and saving you money! West London Waste have joined forces with the Rubbish Diet team to help West London residents to slim…

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WEEE Recycle Week @ The Tricycle Theatre

Date – 2nd January – 09th January 2014 269 Kilburn High Road, London, NW6 7JR The Tricycle Theatre and West London Waste are holding a week long recycling event for small electrical items If you have any small unwanted electrical items that you have been itching to get rid of, why not combine your theatre/cinema…

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It’s the final clear up from Christmas…

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 8 weeks since we launched Love Christmas Hate Waste for 2013 and now we’re welcoming in a great new year with so much potential. A year when you’ll be able to take everything you’ve been doing for Love Christmas Hate Waste and use it for the next 12…

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Making A List And Checking It Twice!

With less than a week until Christmas Day you’re probably wondering how you’re going to get everything done before the big day.  Well, take a deep breath, release it slowly and reach for some paper and a pen. It’s time to put together your list of Christmas tasks that still have to be done –…

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Watch your waste-line in 2014

Happy 2014 to everyone! It’s a New Year and as we flip open the new calendar, we can allow ourselves a bit of reminiscing about the year that was – whether it went well or not so well. If you’re one to look ahead at the coming year with anticipation, your thoughts will naturally turn…

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Loving Festive Food

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Food is such a big part of the season’s festivities but once we’ve had our fill of Christmas dinner there’s so much choice about how to use up the uneaten food. Having turkey for three days straight doesn’t have to be boring! We’ve got some great ideas for turning turkey, brussels sprouts (and many of…

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You’re making a list and checking it twice…

The turkey is ordered, you’ve attended at least one Christmas party and the last school day of term is upon us! At this point, your thoughts are probably moving towards completing all those tasks you need to do before you can even think about relaxing with a glass of mulled wine! This week we w…

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How’s your festive food planning going?

Are you finding it hard to believe there’s less than three weeks to go until Christmas Day, we are – where has the time gone? Festive food has been in the shops for weeks and weeks now and now it’s close enough to work out what’s being eaten in your home over the festive period…

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Get your gladrags ready for Christmas parties

It’s that time of year again – the party season! Most of us will grace at least one party over the Christmas period and even if you do belong to the ‘Bah humbug’ camp, the chances are good that you’ll have to put on your gladrags at some point this month! Whether you’ve already got…

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Why hate waste at Christmas?

It’s our job to dispose of all the rubbish (not separated for recycling) created in homes in West London. Whether you put rubbish out in sacks or bins, your local council collects it and brings it to our transfer stations to be sent to landfill or an energy from waste plant. Just after Christmas w…

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Do you love Christmas but hate waste?

Take up the winter reduce, re-use, recycling challenge. We’re looking for individuals, couples and families to challenge themselves to go green with us this Christmas and tell us what they’re doing. We can give you a helping hand to save money, the environment and time over the festive season with ideas to reduce, re-use and…

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Do I really waste food?

57% of us claim not to waste food (or very little) yet existing research shows that 4.2 million tonnes of food that could have been eaten is thrown away from homes each year and in west London around 30% of the content (by weight) of black bags is food waste. Everyone is different, to find out…

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Be green for Halloween

With only a few days left for final Halloween preparations here are a few ideas to get in the spirit! The costumes, pumpkins and scary foods (yes – scary slices), have been in the shops for over a month now but you don’t have to buy something new to bring Halloween to your home. Her…

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Could you be Harrow’s first Bin Doctor?

If you can talk rubbish and make it fun, you love talking and listening to people in your local community and you want to be trained in media communication –  this job could be for you! The Rubbish Diet is a fun and exciting way of helping households sort out their rubbish.  Already established in…

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Fancy a curry?

It’s National Curry Week (7th -14th October) and lots of us will tuck into one curried dish or another this week, considering over 23 million Brits enjoy a tasty curry at least once a month! As a much loved favourite, not even the recession has curbed our love for a good ol’ curry. Overall spending…

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A student’s guide to avoiding baked beans on toast

Moving away to college or university and learning to fend for yourself is a scary but exciting prospect! There’s a lot to take in – a new home, new friends and new skills – it’s easy to forget about cooking but using Love Food Hate Waste tips, advice and recipes you can make a good…

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Not quite using it up for zero waste week

Welcome to the second part of our zero waste week food waste challenge. Earlier this week we introduced you to Sarah, our Waste Minimisation Co-ordinator, who has spent the last week keeping track of what she does every day to make the most of her food shop. She’s already shared with you how she shopped…

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Using it up for Zero Waste Week

Last week we told you about our pledge to support Zero Waste Week (2 – 8th September), our pledge was to tell everyone we can about zero waste and reducing food waste. We could just give you lots of tips on Twitter (and we will do that), but we also want to bring you a…

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It’s almost Zero Waste Week

From 2-8 September, we’re taking part in Zero Waste Week 2013. The theme of the week this year is “Use it up!” which focuses on food waste. There are huge benefits for our bank balance and the environment if we all waste less food. Many different organisations and people are making pledges to support the week.…

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It’s national BBQ week!

How appropriate is it for national BBQ week to start on bank holiday Monday? So many of us are already planning to dust off the grill, head out to buy new charcoal and have invited friends over to sit out enjoying the wonderful weather (we’re hoping) with a cold drink in hand and delicious food…

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