Each UK household produces around 1 tonne of rubbish every year.
The amount of rubbish we throw away is increasing due to things like lifestyle changes and an increasing population.
To protect our planet for our children, we need to increase the amount of rubbish that is recycled because we cannot continue to landfill or burn it forever.
Here are our tips for recycling at home:
For more information or to request a free green waste caddy, call Trafford council on 03330 035 865 or visit: www.trafford.gov.uk/rightbin.
Trafford residents invited to drop in events for Greater Manchester’s Spatial Framework
Drop-in consultation events are being held throughout Trafford in February to discuss new Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF) proposals.
Photography competition celebrates Stretford's iconic gasworks
National Grid is running a photo competition to capture the iconic gasworks on Thomas St, which has been a feature of Stretford’s skyline for more than 100 years.
Community grants available for Hate Crime Awareness Week
Trafford Housing Trust’s Social Investment Board, Trafford Council and the Greater Manchester Combined Authority are making £20,000 available for projects to tackle hate crime in the borough.
Trafford Housing Trust introduces new procurement portal for suppliers
Trafford Housing Trust is inviting new and existing suppliers to register for a new Dynamic Procurement System to apply for Repairs and Maintenance and Planned Works contracts.
‘A Bed Every Night’ for Rough Sleepers in Trafford this winter
Rough sleepers in Trafford are being offered a place to sleep during the cold winter months, helped by funding from Trafford Housing Trust.
Trafford Housing Trust pledges to support armed forces
Trafford Housing Trust showed its support for the military by signing the Armed Forces covenant.