This article focuses on information specific to United Kingdom. See Reduce, reuse, repair and recycle for a topic overview.
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  • Event Mar 11 - 17, 2024 (Mon - Sun) — The Big Plastic Count, helping citizens and communities be part of the push on government, brands and supermarkets to take bold action to tackle the plastic crisis,
  • Event Sep 2 - 6, 2024 (Mon-Fri) — Zero Waste Week,

Networks[edit | edit source]

Community Climate Action: Upcycling and mending at the Repair Café, Friends of the Earth
Authors: Friends of the Earth (England, Wales & Northern Ireland), Jan 5, 2023

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Maps[edit | edit source]

Map of Potential, Existing and Prevented Incinerators, United Kingdom Without Incineration Network

Other resources[edit | edit source]

The Gift of a Sewing Machine, Easter 2020
Authors: Tools with a Mission
Date: 2020-03-16
TWAM Infomercial
Authors: Tools with a Mission, Apr 21, 2017
  • Tools with a Mission, collects tools from around the UK, refurbishes them, packs them into trade kits, and sends them to organisations in Africa. added 15:35, 22 January 2024 (UTC)
  • Recipro, helps community and charity projects looking for building materials
  • Reuse It Yourself, information on setting up a building material reuse enterprise
  • Reuseful UK, charity that promotes and supports creative reuse
  • How to Set Up a Repair Event in Your Community, July 2015 Make Do And Mend
  • How to...Organise a Swish! August 2015 Make Do And Mend

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External links

Wikipedia: Recycling in the United Kingdom

  • Freegle, British organisation that aims to increase reuse and reduce landfill by offering an Internet-based service where people can give away and ask for things that would otherwise be thrown away. It is free to use and works in a similar way to the international Freecycle. W
  • Freeworld-Recycling, an organisation dedicated to 100% free & local community recycling, salvage and reuse of household items
  • The Restart Project, London-based social enterprise aiming to revive electronics repair in order to reduce waste
  • Waste Watch, non-profit, sustainability organisation based in the UK, inspiring people to live more and waste less. Waste Watch aims to improve well-being and the environment on a local and global level, by changing the way we live; such as the ways we produce, buy, use and dispose of things. The organisation primarily works with community groups, businesses, schools and other not-for-profit organizations. W
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