Wastebuster

News: April 2013

'Grow and sell' at Waitrose

'Grow and sell' at Waitrose

Waitrose is to launch an initiative for school children to encourage them to grow their own vegetables and sell them in their stores. Every Waitrose branch in the UK will work with four local primary schools who will each receive a seed kit, equipment, growing instructions and invitation to set up stalls at stores to sell produce. [READ MORE]

Rise in recycling rates in the UK

Rise in recycling rates in the UK

A report is by the European Environment Agency, which is in charge of monitoring environmental issues across the EU shows that recycling in the UK has gone up by 26.5%. [READ MORE]

Congratulations to St Josephs Catholic Primary, Bishops Stortford

Congratulations to St Josephs Catholic Primary, Bishops Stortford

In 2012 St Josephs Catholic Primary Bishops Stortford, were the Sports into Schools London 2012 legacy project top collecting school, collecting a massive 2,650kg of footwear and textiles in their collection. [READ MORE]

Chudleigh Primary gets green and sporty with top athletes!

Chudleigh Primary gets green and sporty with top athletes!

Two elite athletes joined forces with the Sport into Schools team for a fun-packed day of waste reduction activities at Chudleigh Primary School in Newton Abbot, Devon. [READ MORE]