Posts in Category: Environment and sustainability

Recycling Awareness Campaign 

Ceredigion CC Communications Grant Case Study

As targets set by the Welsh Government (WG) are constantly increasing, Ceredigion County Council (C.C.C.) would like to encourage residents to partake in more recycling at the kerbside, and in doing so C.C.C. intend to introduce additional materials to the kerbside collection (polystyrene & waxed cartons).  In order to reach the 2015 target of 58%, C.C.C. would like all areas to be reaching towards 80% put out rate, which has already been reached is some areas of Ceredigion. The average put out rate for clear recycling bags over all 10 monitoring areas has already reached 64%.

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  24/07/2014   Categories: Environment and sustainability Waste Awareness Wales
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The Waste Free Challenge 

Caerphilly CBC Communications Grant Case Study
We wanted to raise awareness of the importance of waste prevention and reduction at the top of the Waste Hierarchy, closely followed by reuse and recycling. The main activity was to create a documentary of the journey of three families aspiring to... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  03/06/2014   Categories: Environment and sustainability Waste Awareness Wales
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Tackling Recycling Together 

Carmarthenshire CC Communications Grant Case Study

The Scarlets Rugby team has teamed up with Carmarthenshire County Council to help promote recycling and food waste reduction campaign to increase participation in recycling schemes and minimise household waste.

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  03/06/2014   Categories: Environment and sustainability Waste Awareness Wales
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Consumer attitudes to Food Waste and Nappies  

Blaenau Gwent CBC Communications Grant Case Study
We sought to change consumer and household attitudes to food waste, engage with consumers and provide advice around purchasing of food, portion control, food storage and use of leftovers. We sought to target new and expectant mothers from within... read more
 
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  03/06/2014   Categories: Environment and sustainability Waste Awareness Wales
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Information pack for roll-out of the new kerbside recycling and rubbish scheme 

Powys CC Communications Grant Case Study

The project involved updating and distribution of a recycling information pack to householders
in areas of Powys which are being rolled out in the new kerbside recycling and rubbish
scheme to help encourage better uptake and participation.

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 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  01/11/2013   Categories: Environment and sustainability Waste Awareness Wales
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‘BE ON TARGET’ 

Neath Port Talbot CBC Comunications Grant Case Study

The project involved the design and distribution of a bi-lingual (English/Welsh) recycling leaflet
to all households in the County Borough (approximately 64,000 properties). The delivery was
co-ordinated with local radio promotions and articles in the local press advising residents of
the need to recycle more waste.
The main aim of the project was to increase participation in the Council’s kerbside recycling
service by raising awareness of statutory recycling targets and to explain the possibility of the
Council receiving financial penalties for missing the targets.

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 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  01/11/2013   Categories: Environment and sustainability Waste Awareness Wales
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