BBC Panorama Terracycle report could put off community participation

An interesting report from Panorama highlights issues with the Terracycle recycling initiative including the difficulty of participation with drop-off points in the community. The report shown on TV on the 30th May focused on London and indicated that many drop off points collect just a single item. This suggested it could be difficult for the […]

Severn Trent vows to get River Positive to help drive health of Britains’s rivers

Severn Trent has announced a Get River Positive Plan: five pledges to transform river water quality across their region.     “The commitments are a clear and actionable response to calls for a revival of rivers in England.  Central to the pledges is a commitment that work carried out by the company will ensure storm overflows […]

Growing Mid Wales explore hydrogen potential for the region

“An innovative feasibility study has been exploring the future hydrogen potential for Mid Wales. Growing Mid Wales, supported by the Cynnal Yr Cardi and Arwain Local Action Groups, and Powys and Ceredigion County Councils commissioned consultants Radical Innovations Group to undertake the study, following regional stakeholders declaring an interest in Green Hydrogen as a zero-emission […]

Generation Zero Carbon Shropshire

At Mossy.Life we like to introduce you to individuals and organisations who are doing their bit for the planet. This week our focus is on Generation Zero Carbon Shropshire: Generation Zero Carbon Shropshire aims to empower the next generation of Shropshire’s decision makers to create and support the necessary measures outlined in the Zero Carbon […]

Recycled hand tools from Powys get a new lease of life in Africa

“New re-use scheme at Brecon Household Waste Recycling Centre sees charitable venture, Tools for Self Reliance Cymru, recycle and refurbish old and unwanted hand tools for African grass roots community groups. Together in collaboration with Powys County Council and Potter Group, Tools for Self Reliance Cymru (TFSR Cymru) have set up the re-use scheme in […]

Calling all Powys litter heroes! Spring Clean Cymru is back

“People in Powys and across Wales are being encouraged to help protect the environment and join Spring Clean Cymru 2022, showing that even small acts on your doorstep make a big difference. Powys County Council is working with Keep Wales Tidy to support Spring Clean Cymru. Together they are calling on individuals, households and schools […]

Powys community recycling sites – use them responsibly, or pay the price

“The irresponsible use of the community recycling sites is still resulting in tonnes of recyclable material needlessly going to waste. With regular kerbside collections for every household there is no excuse for general rubbish to be dumped into the local community recycling sites. Some residents obviously feel as though they are entitled to contaminate the […]