It might seem too good to be true, but this month sees the arrival in Beeston of a temporary ‘free shop’ – where locals will be able to pick up a range of second hand goods… without paying a penny! The ‘shop’ is part of the Leave Leeds Tidy scheme,
Acclaimed Leeds charity ‘The Real Junk Food Project’ (TRJFP) are set to establish a year-round ‘freegan’ box scheme in Beeston, which will see good quality ‘junk’ food delivered into the community each week – and they are now calling for local people to sign up to make it happen. This
A pioneering Leeds charity are piloting a new ‘freegan’ food scheme in Beeston this summer. The project will enable local people to get a weekly box of good quality ‘junk’ food that would otherwise have been binned, delivered into the community – and there’s still time to sign up, just!
Council chiefs are asking residents to help them save energy and get Leeds on the road to becoming a zero waste city. A staggering 15 percent of black bin waste in the city is made up of perfectly recyclable paper and cardboard. With close to 350,000 homes in Leeds this
South Leeds residents slapped with heavy fines after garden waste lands them in a mess Complaints about waste piling up in two Leeds gardens has resulted in two local residents being fined this week. Council officers had to step in when fed-up local people reported waste that had been accumulating
A driver claiming to be a licensed waste carrier has been caught out by environmental action officers. Andrew Jarrett, of Low Grange Crescent, Belle Isle, was unable to provide the waste carrier’s licence he claimed he had that would allow him to profit from legally transporting scrap metal for
Brian Parkinson of Tilbury Parade, Holbeck, was found guilty for non compliance with Section 92 of the Environmental Protection Act having left household waste and carpet to fester outside his home for months. He was fined £2,500 – the maximum amount for this offence – at Leeds Magistrates Court and