Tag Archives: recycling

What to do with an old piano?

If you’ve been to St Pancras International railway station, you may have heard someone playing a piano.  For the last year or longer there have been at least one, sometimes two, provided for anyone to play. I’ve been impressed at … Continue reading

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Mackworth ward recycling report completed

Note: For background information see my previous item, or read the report, referenced below. Over 270 recycling surveys were collected from the New Zealand area of Mackworth ward by volunteers for Derby Climate Coalition whom I co-ordinated.  The surveys have now … Continue reading

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Labour in rush to stop recycling

Labour 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 that … Continue reading

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Bye-bye recycling!!!

Ten 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 a … Continue reading

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