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National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is co-ordinated by the National Apprenticeship Service and is designed to celebrate apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy.

Borders Scrapstore takes unwanted materials from local industry and households and turns them into valuable resources for play, arts and crafts, benefiting some 4,000 users right across South East Scotland.

Resource 2015 THE Event of the Year and we'll be there.

A practical interactive guide has been published to encourage more re-use and recycling of used carpet arising from all types of refurbishment schemes.

The UK government's Innovation in Waste Prevention (IWP) Fund, managed by the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP), has awarded funding to 10 innovative waste prevention projects that will help move communities away from a throw away culture.

Do you wish you could be more creative? Would you like to make your own Christmas decorations – or even presents? Here are five ways to unleash your inner artist

On Monday 8 December, Community Scrap Shack, based in Stoke-on-Trent, were intereviewed on BBC Radio Stoke.

 

On Tuesday 2 December, Glynis & Margaret from Wilts Play were interviewed on BBC Radio Wiltshire.

According to a new report published by Keep Britain Tidy, recycled litter could generate £15 Million however the direct cost of cleaning up litter in the UK were calculated at £1 Billion.

Scrap Leeds was visited by Leeds Inspired, a local website about what's on in the Leeds area, on Monday 1 December.

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