Surrey councils and police crack down on fly-tippers, 13 September 2019

Surrey councils and Surrey Police are stepping up their efforts to crack down on unsightly fly-tipping that is costing around £1m a year to clear up. Led by the Surrey Environment Partnership, a range of measures are taking place to prevent fly-tipping, ensure that it’s reported and disposed of quickly, and that perpetrators are punished. Councils and the police will… Continue Reading Surrey councils and police crack down on fly-tippers, 13 September 2019

Mole Valley joins refill movement, 3 September 2019

Having declared a Climate Emergency earlier this year, Surrey Environment Partnership member Mole Valley District Council has taken a stand against single use plastics and is inviting local businesses to join the Refill Mole Valley scheme and inspire others to take action too. Mole Valley District Council (MVDC) has joined forces with not-for-profit organisation, City to Sea’s, national Refill Campaign… Continue Reading Mole Valley joins refill movement, 3 September 2019

Food waste recycling results in £310,000 saving for Surrey, 13 June 2019

Surrey residents recycled even more food waste in their caddies last year meaning that £310,000 is now being saved every year and helping to protect essential services. But even though big savings are already being made, more food waste could be recycled – if all food waste in Surrey went into caddies, it would save an extra £3 million a… Continue Reading Food waste recycling results in £310,000 saving for Surrey, 13 June 2019

Surrey schools challenged to tackle plastic problem, 5 June 2019

This June Surrey school children will be meeting plastic pollution head-on as they compete to learn about recycling plastic and pester their parents to help. The Surrey Primary Schools Plastic Challenge, organised by Wastebuster on behalf of the Surrey Environment Partnership, takes place between 3 and 30 June. Schools will use a range of resources, including short films, assembly guides,… Continue Reading Surrey schools challenged to tackle plastic problem, 5 June 2019

Surrey Environment Partnership shortlisted for two National Recycling Awards, 13 May 2019

Surrey Environment Partnership (SEP) has been shortlisted for two categories at one of the recycling industry’s most prestigious awards ceremonies. The partnership is up for the Team of the Year and Local Authority Success – Targeted Improvement Scheme categories at the National Recycling Awards. Both awards are for its work on improving recycling at blocks of flats, which has successfully… Continue Reading Surrey Environment Partnership shortlisted for two National Recycling Awards, 13 May 2019