With so much information available on the web we'd be here forever compiling a comprehensive list of all our favourite sites. The links below therefore reflect the sites that answer the most frequently asked questions sent into our public information unit, and many of these also have their own great links lists.
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Swap clothes on Bigwardrobe.com. The site aims to create the world's biggest online wardrobe, where the huge quantity of un-worn / stockpiled fashion in people's wardrobes around the world is redistributed online, instead of going to landfill.
A popular family website which follows our own journey to zero waste. we show the 'ordinary householder' how to minimise their waste. We are currently working with our local council and are in the middle of a county-wide zero waste week. In the past 6 months we have amassed a lot of experience and now put out less than 100gms of rubbish per week.
The company was set up for 2 reasons: 1. To stop IT and electrical equipment going into the landfill 2. To give employment opportunities to people who, under the law, are classed as having a disability.
The CoBRA scheme (Community Battery Recycling Alliance) was initiated by Mark David Hatwood in 2007. Mark approached his County Council and asked for permission to collect batteries on behalf of his community. At the time this wasn’t possible, but after six week’s negotiation, Mark was eventually given dispensation by both the Environment Agency and the County to run a trial scheme in his village – the first of its kind anywhere in the UK.