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  • NLWA's top tips for a super saving January - make the Christmas treats last into the New Year

    Dec 19, 2012
    It is estimated that 230,000 tonnes of food will be thrown away this festive period, including 9,300 tonnes of Brussels sprouts! North London Waste Authority gives you a step-by-step guide to making the most of the festive food shop – saving money and waste.

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  • Get your waste-free Christmas all wrapped up with NLWA's handy tips

    Dec 13, 2012
    Did you know that the amount of wrapping paper thrown away in the UK at Christmas could stretch around the world nine times? This Christmas, NLWA is encouraging residents to reduce their yuletide waste and save money at the same time.

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  • NLWA says "NO" to unwanted mail this winter

    Dec 12, 2012
    Did you know that the average household in the UK receives around 650 pieces of unwanted or “junk” mail each year? In north London this is equivalent to 18kg of waste per household, or over 12,500 tonnes.

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  • NLWA becomes a "Zero Hero" with award win

    Dec 03, 2012
    North London Waste Authority’s waste prevention work for 2011-12 has been awarded a bronze Zero Waste Award by ZeroWasteAwards.com.

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  • NLWA extends procurement timetable

    Nov 28, 2012
    The procurement process timetable for our waste services and fuel use contracts procurement project was considered at a meeting of the North London Waste Authority on Friday 23 November.

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  • NLWA celebrates European Week for Waste Reduction 2012

    Nov 12, 2012
    The North London Waste Authority, under the new Wise Up to Waste campaign, will be taking part in the European Week for Waste Reduction from 17-25 November 2012, to highlight the importance of reducing, reusing and recycling to minimise the amount of waste we produce.

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  • NLWA extends popular electrical waste collection service

    Nov 05, 2012
    After a successful trial period, the North London Waste Authority (NLWA), along with DHL Envirosolutions and SWEEEP Kuusakoski, have agreed to extend the unique waste electrical and electronic (WEEE) collection that was offered to residents between April and June this year.

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  • Businesses - stop "chucking money in the bin", says NLWA

    Oct 30, 2012
    Businesses hit by the recession in north London are literally “chucking money in the bin”, according to NLWA, as it launches the latest edition of a guide to help businesses reduce one of the biggest burdens on the balance sheet – their waste.

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  • Swishing - the fun free fashion fix for friends

    Oct 23, 2012
    The average north London household owns around £4,000 worth of clothes – but around a third of clothing in the average wardrobe has not been worn for at least a year. So why not "swish" them?

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  • NLWA launches "Let's Wise up to Waste" campaign

    Oct 18, 2012
    NLWA has launched "Let's Wise up to Waste", a new campaign to engage with the public and make us all aware of the facts about the waste we produce, what happens to that waste, and how that impacts upon our council’s budgets, and on your community.

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