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  • Wonky veg and single-use plastic: environmentalism has gone mainstream, so what next for the waste industry?

    Mar 07, 2018
    Waste has never been higher in the public mind. Blue Planet II has catalysed demands for action. Not a week goes by without a new fuss over coffee cups, or plastic straws or water bottles. The issue has such a high public profile that the Prime Minister has felt the need to make waste the focal point of a major speech – the first set piece PM speech on the environment since 2000. As a community this gives us the opportunity, and the responsibility, to capitalise on that public interest.

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  • North London Waste Authority (NLWA) Applies to Amend Development Consent Order (DCO)

    Feb 28, 2018
    Application made to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

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  • You CAN make a meal of it! Reduce waste and save ££s by simply checking the cupboard before you shop

    Feb 16, 2018
    Did you know that the tastiest meals could be lurking in your kitchen cupboard? The average household wastes around £470 of food a year (1) – that is food that went in the bin or recycling when it could have been eaten. Last year, in north London alone, food made up 36 per cent of the rubbish collected from general waste bins (2)

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  • North London Heat and Power Project: Industry Open Day

    Feb 12, 2018
    North London Waste Authority (NLWA) will be holding an industry open day, in London, for the construction sector on 6 March 2018. This is for companies who want to be part of a project which offers a range of construction activities over approximately the next 10 years. The aim is to build facilities that will enable the sustainable management of waste in North London in the long term.

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  • NLWA Appoints Architects

    Feb 08, 2018
    Contract awarded to Grimshaw Architects

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  • NLWA Invites Tenders for Programme Management Advisers

    Feb 08, 2018
  • Give plastic bags a break

    Feb 02, 2018
    Plastic is headline news. The start of 2018 has seen reports of China restricting the import of certain materials for recycling.  There has been increased interest in plastics, which are frequently collected in local authority recycling schemes, as a result of this.

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  • Give and Take Days

    Jan 31, 2018
    Give and Take days are free community exchange events run by North London Waste Authority (NLWA). Anyone can bring any good quality household item(s) that they no longer want and these items are then offered for free to anyone who would like them.

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