Waste Management

Farmers waste milk. Due to the low demand farmes have to waste thousand of litres of milk. The government has pormised a grant to help them cope with these hard times. Published in the Green Bee: Eco-Journalism. Author Juanele Villanueva

Farmers forced to waste thousands of litres of milk considered for a grant

One of the sectors hit harder by Covid-19 is the Food Industry. With the lockdown, most of the restaurant closed, workplaces reduced activity to just essentials and all restaurant and catering services have stopped. Under that unprecedented situation, farmers are wasting thousands of litres of milk. The government has promised a grant to help them …

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What are we NOT doing well?

Fly-tipping and other anti-social behaviour WASTE IS A REAL PROBLEM, part 2 It is the first year with less fly-tipping incidents since 2014 There was on average 144 incidents per day in Greter Manchester It was nearly £5 million in clearance costs Manchester City Council got £35,000 in fines after spent £3 millions

Greater Manchester sends more waste for burning than recycling

Europe produced over 2.5 billion tonnes of waste in 2016 The Household recycling rate in the UK is 45.7% on average GMDWA sent almost 44% for recycling GMWDA only recycle pplastic bottles For years, the West has relied on third countries with softer laws for dumping its waste. But in 2017, China closed its border …

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