Responding to news today (Monday 24 October 2011) that US Utility giant Covanta has withdrawn its plans to build a huge incinerator in Merthyr Tydfil, south Wales, Friends of the Earth’s planning campaigner Mike Birkin said: “This is fantastic news … Continue reading
Friends of the Earth responds to the Government’s Waste Policy Continue reading
Certain newspapers and Government Ministers like to trash recycling but in reality it’s more popular than ever. Our Talking Rubbish Awards aim to help put their myths on the scrapheap – and show that the people talking garbage don’t speak for you.
After a period of very little campaigning on waste and recycling issues, we were eager to take the opportunity to join in with a Friends of the Earth campaigning day of action, taking place nationwide. The Government’s Waste Review of … Continue reading
Embargo: 8.30am, Wednesday 23 March. Photo Opportunity:A larger than life David Cameron sawing in half a dustbin bearing the slogan “It’s time Mr Cameron talked half as much rubbish.”
Volunteers in Salford set up community project to reduce waste, says Monton resident Joy Woods. Monton Village Community Association (MVCA) is pleased to announce that it has recently secured £2,470 from the Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority Community Waste Fund … Continue reading