The Power of Poo – Cambridge Water Recycling Centre

One of the most impressive conservation and recycling projects in recent memory is the Cambridge Water Recycling Centre. The project aimed to improve efficiency and plan for future sustainability by making various upgrades to its green energy production and water treatment systems. Here at Kart A Way, we’re interested in all aspects of recycling and […]

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5p Bag Charge: Where are we Now?

In October of last year, we covered the introduction of a 5p charge for plastic bags from shops and supermarkets. The aim of the charge was to reduce the use of single use plastic bags, which would hopefully have a positive knock on effect on the environment. We’ve had quite a bit of time to […]

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What is the ‘right Waste, right Place Campaign?

With the apparent spread of non-compliance with waste regulations and a seeming ignorance of the Duty of Care expected from small businesses, the ESA (Environmental Services Association) has launched the ‘right Waste, right Place’ campaign. If this is the first you’ve heard of this campaign and you want to know what it entails, the team […]

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Recycling Rate in England Going Down

The topic of recycling will always be something of a contentious point all over the world, as environmental concerns continue to feature on news programmes and in news publications on an almost daily basis. Despite numerous initiatives being introduced to help encourage home and business owners to increase their recycling levels, the rate of waste […]

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Food Waste Reduction Bill Explained

The Food Waste Reduction Bill is being debated in Parliament, with Kerry McCarthy, shadow secretary of state for environment, food and rural affairs, taking the bill to the House of Commons for its second reading. The bill has been drawn up with the aim of reducing the amount of food waste generated by supermarkets. The […]

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WasteBuster Volunteers Wanted in Essex

Amongst all the stories about the rising levels of waste and pollution and their effects on the environment, a positive story is coming out of Essex.  A local campaign has been launched with the aim of showing just how effective people power can be when it comes to improving our treatment of the environment. However, […]

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Why Compost at Home?

Composting is a technique used by millions of people across the world, but for every person that composts regularly, there are many more who don’t know the first thing about the process and how it can help. From lessening your carbon footprint to helping you re-use items that you might have previously thought were useless, […]

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