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The latest news and events from Docklands Waste Recycling.

UK Recycling Statistics

Sunday 13 October 2013 11:31

UK Households produced 30.5 million tonnes of waste in 2003/04 of which 17% was collected for recycling!

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A unique new Essex nature reserve opened by David Attenborough

Wednesday 24 July 2013 11:23

Sir David Attenborough

The 120 acre Thurrock Thameside nature park overlooks an enormous layer of rubbish that has accumulated for more than half a century. The park was once a derelict wasteland that was dominated by...

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More London homeowners and tenants are recycling their waste

Wednesday 15 May 2013 11:16

We recycle

According to research conducted by Haringey Council, the London Borough of Haringey has witnessed a notable increase in household waste recycling in the last year. Between 2012 and...

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From fat to electricity – a revolutionary new energy source from your sink

Monday 14 January 2013 11:07

Power station

Beneath the streets of London lie copious volumes of fat and oil, which are deposited into the city's historic sewers 24 hours a day and have long been a nuisance for councils. Fortunately, one water company has now agreed to use this waste...

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Clinical waste disposal in London

Thursday 7 June 2012 09:28

Clinical waste bins aren't just required for hospitals. Rules were brought in with the Controlled Waste Regulations 1992. Although there has been no

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Top 10 Rubbish Movies

Wednesday 14 March 2012 11:13

A collection of the top 10 Rubbish movies of all time voted for by the team at Docklands.

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Hazardous Waste in London

Wednesday 14 December 2011 10:39

hazardous waste London

There have been a lot of reports in the news recently about the growing problem of hazardous waste being dumped in London. We look at the impact this problem is having on our local environment. In particular we look at the animals and wildlife that live within London and how it affects them in their day to day lives.

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UK Food Waste Down

Tuesday 15 November 2011 13:26

Food Waste

Families in the UK are throwing away 7.2 tonnes of food waste each year. Results published by the governments Waste & Resources Action Programme (Wrap).

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The Coca-Cola Company in Waste Management Pledge for London 2012

Monday 14 November 2011 15:16

The Coca-Cola Company in Waste Management Pledge for London 2012

Coca-Cola has unveiled plans to recycle all colourless coke and non-branded plastic at the...

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Waste Management: Weekly Round Up

Monday 14 November 2011 11:11

Find out all the latest news about what's happening in the world of waste management.

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