Waste reduction

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Waste reduction

Using source reduction, recycling, or composting to prevent or reduce waste generation.
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For more information about the Waste Minimisation Fund see: https://www.mfe.govt.nz/more/funding/waste-minimisation-fund
Recently launching a new waste minimisation campaign, Simple Swaps, B&M are advocates for the removal of unnecessary single-use items and waste.
The financing will contribute towards a green economy by supporting solar, hydropower, wind, geothermal, waste-to-energy and energy efficiency projects as well as water-saving and waste minimisation.
At the event, a few companies were also honored for their efforts to achieve sustainability through waste minimisation and recycling.
CELEBRATING the 10th anniversary of its foundation, Cardiff's schools waste minimisation and recycling initiative - The Really Rubbish Campaign, is being hailed as one of the leading programmes of its kind in the UK.
Since this project was first set in motion, the amount of residual household waste that cannot be recycled has fallen dramatically, and Welsh Government's waste minimisation targets mean that further falls can confidently be anticipated.
The event will attract waste management professionals seeking solutions for waste minimisation, collection, treatment, disposal and recycling.
Nominated Yorkshire companies include Bradfor f d University (for f the Waste Minimisation Award) and Coca-Cola's Wakefield plant (for f Efficiency Initiative of the Year).
The project was completed as part of Network Rail's corporate waste minimisation initiative to help improve on the company's target of reducing waste to landfill by 60 % and a 'zero to landfill' site target.
Now we have been informed that the council, over the next year, will be sending out "waste minimisation advisers" to help households with their recycling - gross impertinence.
CLAIRE CUTFORTH Waste Minimisation and Strategy Manager, Cardiff City Council

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