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Exciting new waste exhibition launches in Nottingham

Exciting new waste exhibition launches in Nottingham

An exciting new exhibition has launched in Nottingham which celebrates creative upcycling. ‘Trash to Treasure’ is a series of innovative exhibitions featuring artwork and everyday objects which have all been created from waste. It is the brainchild of knowtrash – who have a unique collection of more than 4,000 contemporary upcycled artefacts from more than 30 […]

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Recycle your real Christmas tree!

Recycle your real Christmas tree!

Nottingham City Council is once again offering residents a free real Christmas tree collection service. The free service will collect and recycle real Christmas trees from Monday January 4 until Friday 15 January 2016 only. The real tree will be shredded either on site or back at Eastcroft or Woolsthorpe Depot. The chippings get redistributed […]

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Calling all creative upcyclers!

Calling all creative upcyclers!

Nottingham City Council is calling on creative up-cyclers or keen re-furbishers to support a reuse project next year. ‘Trash to Treasure’ is a series of innovation exhibitions and workshops celebrating creative upcycling. They will run across a series of venues in Nottingham City Centre in February and March 2016. The project, hosted by Nottingham City […]

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Help and advice for students

Help and advice for students

Students in the city will continue to receive helpful tips and advice on a range of environmental, security and safety issues next week as part of the Student Week of Action.  Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire Police, Community Protection and representatives from the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University, will be advising students on a […]

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APSE Award makes it a hat-trick for Nottingham’s Streetscene Team!

Nottingham City Council’s high profile frontline services have won the APSE Award for Best Service Team for Street Cleansing and Streetscene Services. The award adds to the recent MJ Award win for Best Service Team and the CIWM Clean Britain Award, a fantastic achievement for Nottingham and its Streetscene services. The Association for Public Service […]

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Nottingham City Council installs UK’s first public solar cloth carport

Nottingham City Council installs UK’s first public solar cloth carport

Nottingham City Council has expanded its green credentials further by installing solar panels at the £16m redeveloped Harvey Hadden Sports Village The solar system which has been installed in the main car park will produce 50,846kWh/year (67.2KW Peak power) for consistent year round green energy. The energy generated, which will all be used to power […]

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Recycle It Right in Nottingham!

Recycle It Right in Nottingham!

As part of National Recycling Week, Nottingham City Council is asking residents whether they really know how to Recycle It Right? National Recycling Week runs from Monday 22 until Sunday 28 June and the City Council is calling on residents to help reduce contamination in recycling bins by following some simple guidelines. Cllr Nicola Heaton, […]

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Spring is here – and so is your garden waste collection!

Spring is here – and so is your garden waste collection!

Get mowing that lawn and pruning the plants – garden waste collections will soon start up again for Nottingham residents! For citizens living in the city that receive garden waste collections, their first collection of the year will take place on their first normal recycling day in April. Dave Halstead, Head of Neighbourhood Operations at […]

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Tackling issues that matter in Radford!

Tackling issues that matter in Radford!

Radford is getting set for a Week of Action which will focus on issues raised by local residents in the area. From Monday 23 March until Friday 27 March, there will be a multi-agency approach tackling important issues that local residents have said need addressing in the area. Throughout the week agencies will be working […]

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