UCLan and Recycling Lives turn scrap vehicle waste into green energy

UCLan academics and a local recycling firm have developed a method of ensuring scrap vehicle waste converts to renewable energy. UCLan has joined with Preston’s Recycling Lives to create a […]

2 months ago
Recycling centres across Preston and Lancashire set to ease restrictions next week

Recycling centres are being prepared for further easing of restrictions. Rules at recycling centres in Preston and Lancashire are set to be eased next week (week beginning Monday, 29 March) as residents will no longer be restricted to one type […]

1 year ago
Recycling Lives announces change in leadership

Recycling Lives team. Pic: Recycling Lives Recycling Lives, a national recycling and waste management business headquartered in Preston, has welcomed a new Executive Chairman and Chief Operating Officer. Chairman Steve Jackson and Chief Executive William Fletcher […]

2 years ago
South Ribble Borough Council will not empty blue wheelie bins if they contain plastic bags

Contaminated waste full of unrecylable plastic bags and bin liners South Ribble Borough Council will begin a new policy on Monday, 2 November of only emptying residents’ blue wheelie bins if they are completely free of plastic bags, including wheelie […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement New zero-waste shopping area open within Preston’s university

UCLan's Zero Waste shop. Pic: @uclansuzerowaste Instagram The University of Central Lancashire Students’ Union has opened a new Zero Waste Area in its Union Shop. The new area sells plastic free foods, liquids and eco-friendly household items. The Zero […]

2 years ago
Household waste centres at Ingol and Farington reopen on Friday

Entrance to the tip at Ingol off Tom Benson Way Pic: Google Household waste disposal centres in Ingol and Farington will reopen on Friday May 15 but there will be a number of restrictions in place. Anyone wishing to use the sites […]

2 years ago
Recycling centres and tips in Preston and Lancashire to remain closed during lockdown

The Household Waste Recycling Centre in Tom Benson Way Pic: Google Recycling centres in Preston and South Ribble are to remain closed as the national lockdown continues. The Lancashire County Council sites are currently closed in line with health protection regulations […]

2 years ago
Changes to recycling mean even less waste will go to landfill

The metal processor at the Recycling Lives plant Lancashire County Council has announced a change to the recycling schemes which will mean more household items can be put out with the plastic, paper and glass. From October 1, […]

3 years ago
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