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Information on projects and campaigns
Craven District Council works together with other Councils in York and North Yorkshire to run campaigns and provide information to residents on how they can reduce, reuse and recycle at home.
Visit the York and North Yorkshire Waste Partnership's website Let's Talk Less Rubbish and go to the Reduce, Reuse and Recycle pages. These pages contain more information on other county-wide and national projects and campaigns, such as the Choose to Reuse campaign.
Reduce your rubbish - this is the best option.
Re-use the item instead of throwing it away.
Recycle your rubbish: everyone is getting into the habit.
Compost Awareness Week is an international campaign designed to encourage more people to recognise the benefits of home composting and the great results that can be achieved by using peat-free composts containing recycled material.
For more details on low cost compost bins and food waste digesters, please visit www.getcomposting.com or call 0844 571 4444 (quoting reference YNY02L).
For tips on how to produce good compost, please visit theComposting page for further information.
The York and North Yorkshire Waste Partnership in partnership with other organisations including charity shops and Furniture Reuse Organisations (FRO's), schools and colleges, designers, crafts people and businesses across the area working together on a reuse campaign called Choose2Reuse.
The campaign aims to:
1. increase the quantity of good quality donations to Charity shops and Furniture Reuse Organisations
2. Encourage more people to buy more pre-owned goods
3. Increase the number of people involved in volunteering in 'reuse' activities in Charity Shops and Furniture Reuse Organisations through a 'Reuse Champion' programme
If you would like further information on the Choose2Reuse campaign and to find out about the latest news and events taking place, please visit www.letstalklessrubbish.com or contact 01609 532512 or email: email@example.com
The "Love Food Hate Waste" campaign aims to raise awareness of the need to reduce the amount of food that we through away, and how doing this will benefit us as consumers and the environment.
Love Food Hate Waste is all about making the best of the food we buy and for tips and ideas including storage tips to keep food fresh for longer, and recipe ideas to help us eat the fruit and vegetables we buy, and not waste them please visit www.lovefoodhatewaste.com
Recycle Now is a campaign to encourage people in England to recycle more things more often.
The week is all about showing and inspiring people there are lots more things we can all do to recycle more; helping people understand why its important to recycle and how easy it is and how it benefits the environment.
For more information on Recycle Week, please visit www.recyclenow.com
Craven District Council
1 Belle Vue Square
Telephone: 01756 700 600
Fax: 01756 700 657