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Greater Manchester residents raise over £1million for good causes by shopping at Renew

More than £1m raised by Greater Manchester residents through Renew scheme. Shopping at Renew helps to raise funds for local communities across Greater Manchester. Renew opened its first three shops in 2021, before opening online to raise more money for good causes.

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How to save on food this festive period

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We’re joining The Big Recycling Hunt for Recycle Week

This Recycle Week, Recycle Now and Recycle For Greater Manchester (R4GM) are challenging Greater Manchester residents to take part in The Big Recycling Hunt.

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How mattresses are recycled

Find out how we recycle mattresses in Greater Manchester.

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Don't put any items with batteries in bins - they can cause fires. #BeBatteryAware. Images of vape, battery and electric toothbrush. Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Logo. In partnership with R4GM
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Be Battery Aware

Batteries don’t go in any of your bins at home. Old batteries may seem ‘dead’ but they can still cause fires if you don’t dispose of them properly. They can be crushed in bin lorries or waste sorting plants and start fires.

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Everything you need to know about recycling batteries and electricals

Did you know you could put yourself, our bin crews and recycling centre staff in danger if you dispose of batteries in any of your bins at home? Read on to find out how to dispose of and recycle batteries safely.

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Let’s compost now

Home composting is using your kitchen waste and garden waste to make your own nutrient rich compost that you can use to help feed your flowers, plants and vegetables.

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R4GM Community Fund project update: No Time to Waste

IntraQuest were granted £10k from the Recycle for Greater Manchester Community Fund (2021 – 2022) to develop their No Time to Waste project.

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R4GM Community Fund project update: Green Superheroes

Future Directions were granted £18,500 from the Recycle for Greater Manchester Community Fund (2021 – 2022) to develop their Green Superheroes project.

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IN THE LOOP

When you recycle your stuff in the correct bin at home, you’re part of the circular economy and #InTheLoop.

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BE BATTERY AWARE

There’s hidden batteries everywhere! We’re working with our partners Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service to remind you not to put any batteries in your bins at home.

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BUY, KEEP, EAT, REPEAT

We are working with Bolton Council to help residents recycle right in their beige paper and card bin. Learn more about your beige bin and how you can get involved in this campaign.

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LET’S COMPOST NOW

Home composting is using your kitchen waste and garden waste to make your own nutrient rich compost that you can use to help feed your flowers, plants and vegetables.

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