Tag: Waste

New ‘junk’ food scheme pilots in Beeston this summer: sign up now!

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!

Heavy fines for messy gardens

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

Council hold illegal waste transporter to account

  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