14 Nov '11, 10am

We've got a sneak preview of an interesting report from WRAP highlighting UK failure to embrace re-use:

Businesses and households are failing to realise billions of pounds in savings and millions of tonnes of emissions reductions by throwing out old furniture and electrical equipment that is still in working order. That is the conclusion of a major new report from the government-backed Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP), which concludes that while recycling rates are rising across the UK, many businesses and households are still guilty of discarding equipment that could be re-used elsewhere, missing out on financial and emissions savings in the process. FURTHER READING Covanta ditches plan for £400m waste-to-energy plant Coke's zero waste plans to deliver greener Olympic Games The report, which will be formally launched tomorrow at WRAP's annual conference, will show there is already a significant re-use market in the UK, with households saving an estimated £1bn a y...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2124663/wrap-office-...

Tweets

Operation Use It Up

Operation Use It Up

rougedeluxe.blogspot.com 19 Nov '11, 2am

Managed to use up several full-size products this month. 1. Olea Essence Olive Soap Scrub: I picked up many months ago on ...

Daily SG: 14 Nov 2011 #sgdailynews

Daily SG: 14 Nov 2011 #sgdailynews

singaporedaily.net 14 Nov '11, 4am

(Cartoon Credit: The Sketch Times ) Housing - KAFFEIN-NATED: Sick Joke? - Diary of A Singaporean Mind: “Smaller flats does...

Wrap-UP: Italy braces for new govt, IMF warns A...

blog.limkitsiang.com 12 Nov '11, 1pm

Wrap-Up: Italy braces for new govt, IMF warns Asia on euro fallout Reuters Fri Nov 11, 2011 11:16pm EST By Barry Moody and...

#AmericaRecyclesDay Remember to #Reduce. #Reuse...

epa.gov 15 Nov '11, 7pm

America Recycles Day, November 15 Related Web Sites Reduce, Reuse Recycle - Learn about the three "Rs": Reduce the amount ...

Last weeks' EICMA was indeed Epic! Here's a wra...

green.autoblog.com 16 Nov '11, 5pm

While all these battery-powered bikes made a big impression in Milan and beyond, perhaps the biggest news in the electric ...

How can I reuse or recycle pretty synthetic lingerie? | How can I ...: Over on The Really Good Life, we're in th...

How can I reuse or recycle pretty synthetic lin...

recyclethis.co.uk 11 Nov '11, 11am

Over on The Really Good Life , we’re in the middle of a decluttering month , with the hope of developing a general habit o...

AIA Regional Offices Embrace #Green Design @Was...

by J. Michael Weltonby J. Michael Welton When the District chapter of the American Institute of Architects opened its offi...