Current News and Campaigns

CURRENT NEWS AND CAMPAIGNS

Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority actively promotes its work in local, national and trade media. This part of our site gives you information on our most recent media releases and communications campaigns.


NEWS: Schools rise to the ten-tonne textiles reuse challenge

A project aiming to cut the amount of clothes and textiles going to waste has recently celebrated a significant funding boost. Toxteth-based education organisation Liverpool World Centre has received £18,000 from the Merseyside Recycling & Waste Authority (MRWA) and Veolia Community Fund to run waste prevention project the Ten Tonne Challenge. The scheme – being – Continue Reading

NEWS: Job Vacancy

Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority wishes to recruit an Environmental Officer to undertake environmental monitoring at its waste management facilities. The role entails working outdoors as part of a small team, collecting data and samples, along with analysis and reporting. Applications are sought from suitably qualified candidates with a relevant environmental qualification or experience in the – Continue Reading

NEWS: Alchemy helping to cut food waste in Liverpool City Region

A project to help householders cut food waste, eat more healthily and save money is celebrating a funding boost.

NEWS: Longer hours for Recycling Centres

Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) in the Liverpool City Region will open for an extra three hours every day from Thursday 1st April. The Recycling Centres, which are provided by Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority (MRWA) and operated by resource management company Veolia, will be switching to their summer opening hours until October, meaning most – Continue Reading

NEWS: Deadline nearing for £165,000 Community Fund

The deadline is looming for organisations who want a share of £165,000 to help make Liverpool City Region a cleaner and greener place. The funding has been made available for community and voluntary groups, schools and not-for-profit organisations, who can reduce household waste, encourage recycling and resource reuse and prevent carbon emissions. The projects will – Continue Reading

NEWS: New Temporary traffic management measures at Clatterbridge Household Waste Recycling Centre

From Friday 5th March temporary traffic management arrangements will be in place along Mount Road between the Clatterbridge Household Waste Recycling Centre entrance and the M5, J4 roundabout. Residents turning left into Mount Road should use the left hand (inside) lane only, to access the site and be aware that warning signage will be in – Continue Reading

CAMPAIGN: Wasting food feeds climate change – Food Waste Action Week 2021

Wasting food feeds climate change – Food Waste Action Week 2021 FOOD WASTE ACTION WEEK 1st – 7th March 2021 Wasting food feeds climate change. Don’t believe us? Well, if we stopped throwing away the 710,000 tonnes of potato’s we waste nationally every year in our homes, it could stop 330,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide – Continue Reading

NEWS: Our sites are busy! Is your visit essential?

All of our Recycling Centres are very busy at the moment. Queuing at sites maybe extensive All Centres currently close at 5.00pm – entry cannot be guaranteed if there are queues at that time We’re asking residents if their visit is essential ……. and if they could postpone making the journey for a few weeks. – Continue Reading

NEWS: Launch of Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority and Veolia Community Fund 2021-22

A share of £165,000 is up for grabs to help community groups make the Liverpool City Region a cleaner and greener place. The funding has been made available for community and voluntary groups, schools and not-for-profit organisations, who can reduce household waste, encourage recycling and resource re-use and prevent carbon emissions. The projects will also – Continue Reading

NEWS: Access at Clatterbridge Recycling Centre, Wirral

UPDATE (08.02.21): Please note Wirral Council and Merseyside Police have informed us that they are now able to fully reopen Mount Road. The removal of traffic restrictions allows clear access to the Clatterbridge Recycling Centre for residents. Due to an incident and subsequent police investigation, access to Clatterbridge Household Waste and Recycling Centre has been – Continue Reading

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