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Gateshead councillor Peter Mole said: "Thanks to these new facilities, we now divert 96% of our waste away from landfill and, instead, put it to good use - either by recycling it into new products or treating it to produce electricity.
The scheme, which maximises recycling and anaerobic digestion processes and minimises the use of incineration, will divert more than 34,000 tonnes of food store waste away from landfill every year*, which will be re-cycled, reused, turned into energy or sold on.
There are people starving and barely making each day, yet there are companies that throw ridiculous amounts of waste away on a daily basis.
Separating out food waste not only diverts significant waste away from landfill, it also makes us far more aware of the food we are wasting, which can often result in reduced waste and lower food bills.
If rabbits are always kept in cages, their powerful leg muscles will atrophy, or waste away.
Our pledge at the local elections was to 'introduce one recycling bin to make it easier for residents, and investigate new methods of recycling to get waste away from landfill and used again, thus saving money'.
Her visit included Brindleyplace's recycling efforts which sees it divert 100 per cent of its waste away from landfill with waste that cannot be recycled at source sent for incineration for energy and the energy used to power homes in Birmingham.
Not all cats have to be put down but please don't let her waste away and die at home.
It is heartbreaking to watch a loved pet waste away due to someone out to make money from pedigree dogs.
Councillor Martin Heatley, chairman of Warwickshire Waste Partnership, said: "Mrs Mills is now able to recycle around one third of her household waste by home composting, helping to achieve the council's goal of diverting waste away from landfill.
Ultimately, most will simply will waste away and die--half before the age of 2.
She is pulled into the drama of the royal household when she is brought in to find out how the 12 princesses wear out their shoes night after night only to waste away more each day.
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