Recycling and Waste news

Clean Green campaign comes to Rose Hill

Published: Monday, 27th February 2017

Between 6 March and 17 March, the Rose Hill area of Oxford will be the focus of the next Clean Green Oxford campaign.

  • Turning waste food into watts

    Published: Monday, 27th February 2017

    Over the next two months Oxford City Council will be out and about visiting households to give out free food caddy liners and “no food waste” stickers for residents’ green rubbish bin as well as handing out food waste recycling leaflets and talking to residents about how they can recycle more of their food waste.

  • Community and Council come together to clean up Barton

    Published: Monday, 19th December 2016

    For two weeks in November, a Clean and Green campaign saw the City Council focusing its resources on Barton to give it an intensive spruce up.

  • Recycling does not take a break during the Christmas holidays

    Published: Thursday, 15th December 2016

    Oxford residents are invited to recycle their real and naked Christmas tree (without lights and decorations).

  • Pennies well spent

    Published: Wednesday, 14th December 2016

    A three-year investment in Oxford’s public convenience facilities has been recognised, as the City Council won ten Platinum Grade and eight Gold Grade Loo of the Year Awards from the British Toilet Association (BTA). Platinum is the highest grade granted by the BTA.

  • Imogen’s art gets recycling message across

    Published: Friday, 18th November 2016

    In the summer, Oxford City Council ran a competition for school students to design a striking new work of art to grace the side of a refuse and recycling lorry.

  • Barton to benefit from clean green campaign

    Published: Friday, 11th November 2016

    For two weeks from 14 November Barton will be the focus of the next Clean Green Oxford campaign.

  • Star in our food recycling video

    Published: Thursday, 3rd November 2016

    Help us promote food recycling by taking part in a short film.

  • Bye gum!

    Published: Friday, 23rd September 2016

    Probably the most difficult littering problem most towns and cities have to deal with is gum – discarded by thoughtless chewers, it sticks to pavements, is unsightly and is a nightmare to remove.

  • Can you identify the Unusual Suspects?

    Published: Monday, 5th September 2016

    Recycle Week 2016 runs from 12 to 18 September. Oxford City Council is using the week as an opportunity to thank residents for all the great recycling that they’re doing and to point out a few items that they may not think they can recycle.

  • Pledge to recycle for a chance to win prizes

    Published: Tuesday, 9th August 2016

    The call is out for local charities and community groups to get involved in Oxford City Council’s Blue Bin Recycling League competition – and be in with a chance to scoop a monthly £400 cash prize.

  • Time to let the imagination run wild

    Published: Monday, 25th July 2016

    It’s time to get out the pencils, crayons, paints, or even the computer as Oxford City Council is asking children with a “green” imagination to enter its latest poster competition.

  • Recycling rate hits all time high

    Published: Monday, 18th July 2016

    People in Oxford are recycling more now than they have ever done before.

  • Second week for Templar Road Clean Green campaign

    Published: Tuesday, 28th June 2016

    The Templar Road Estate Clean Green Campaign has entered its second week with a targeted campaign aimed at giving the area a spruce up.

  • Residents urged not to put lithium batteries in household bins

    Published: Tuesday, 19th April 2016

    Oxford City Council is urging residents not to put lithium batteries in their household bins because they can cause fires.

  • Oxford residents urged to recycle and make their metals matter

    Published: Monday, 22nd February 2016

    Oxford City Council has launched a new recycling campaign to urge people living in Oxford to make their metals matter.

  • Almost 4,000 flat residents in Oxford now able to recycle food for the first time

    Published: Friday, 19th February 2016

    Oxford City Council has provided residents of almost 4,000 flats in Oxford with the ability to recycle food for the first time.

  • Callout for creative crafters and catwalk stars at ReFashion Oxford 2016

    Published: Monday, 7th December 2015

    Oxford City Council is on the lookout for local people to provide stalls, workshops and fashion shows at next year’s ReFashion Oxford.

  • Five thousand more flats soon able to recycle food

    Published: Monday, 23rd November 2015

    Oxford City Council has started delivering more than 5,000 food caddies to residents of private flats so that they can recycle food waste for the first time.

  • Almost 2,000 people sign up to take part in Blue Bin Recycling League

    Published: Monday, 9th November 2015

    Almost 2,000 people have so far signed up to take part in Oxford City Council’s new recycling competition.

  • Oxford students raise almost £100,000 for British Heart Foundation

    Published: Monday, 9th November 2015

    Oxford’s students could have raised almost £100,000 for the British Heart Foundation after donating unwanted goods as they moved out for the summer.

  • How to recycle pumpkins this Halloween

    Published: Thursday, 29th October 2015

    Oxford residents can recycle their pumpkins in several ways this Halloween.

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