Category Archives: Environment

Keep angry!

Print PageThis graffiti appeared a week or so ago down by Markeaton Brook.  And I respect its message (though not the way it has been delivered). Anger can be good.  It can motivate. The first time that I recognised this strongly in … Continue reading

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Derby Manufacturing

Print PageIt’s second nature to those of us who’ve worked in manufacturing in Derby, that Derby is a manufacturing city. Derby was at the forefront of the industrial revolution; factories, engineering and production are in our DNA.  The manufacture of ‘things’ from trains, … Continue reading

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Labour in rush to stop recycling

Print PageLabour allowed just one week for wider consultation on scrapping recycling collections for 138 city centre streets before publishing a Cabinet report which would confirm this proposal.   At the Neighbourhood Overview and Scrutiny Board at the end of April, councillors were told … Continue reading

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Bye-bye recycling!!!

Print PageTen years ago Derby started rolling out kerbside recycling and went to fortnightly black bin collections.  The amount of waste recycled climbed dramatically.  Derby was leading the way. Like anything new, there were teething problems.  Systems were tweaked and as … Continue reading

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