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Nearly 800 fires a year caused by electrical appliances, new figures reveal

Property has been destroyed and homes have been seriously damaged nearly 800 times a year as a result of faulty or mistakenly used electrical appliances, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) has revealed.

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Sustainable shopping at Lentils and Lather

Our latest blog post is from Carl of Lentils and Lather eco-friendly and ethical superstore in Withington. Find out how Lentils and Lather is helping the community to use less plastic and shop more sustainably.

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Beware of rogue rubbish removers on social media

Facebook users in the North West who use unregistered waste carriers could become accidental criminals, warns the Environment Agency.

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One Pot batch cooking

Read how lockdown has changed our Jess’s food shopping habits and how she batch cooks meals to save money and on time spent on washing up!

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Greening alleyways and upcycling bathtubs

Katy Jones, a member of Terrace Square Artists Project artists’ collective shares how she has worked with her neighbours to create a beautiful outdoor living space for their families, friends and wildlife in Moss Side and Rusholme’s once neglected alleyways.

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Plastic free tips from @plasticreducer

Julie Lowe from Ashton-under-Lyne is passionate about reducing her household waste, especially plastic.

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The truth about compostable packaging

With the rise of people choosing to pass on plastic, the range of more sustainable disposable items has sky rocketed.

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Rochdale: Recycling Plastic? #GotToBeABottle

We are working with Rochdale council to make recycling plastic less confusing by promoting it’s #GotToBeABottle.

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Choose second hand first this Christmas

Hazel from Emmaus Mossley explains why shopping second hand this Christmas is the way to go.

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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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