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Recycling is in your hands . . .

29 September 2019
Recycling is in your hands . . .

Recycling is in your hands . . .

29 September 2019

Bury St Edmunds waste campaigner Karen Cannard champions national Recycle Week


Can you rise to the challenge?

28 July 2019
Can you rise to the challenge?

Can you rise to the challenge?

28 July 2019

Recycling champion Karen Cannard wants businesses to sign up for Zero Waste Week


Meeting the plastics challenge

29 June 2019
Meeting the plastics challenge

Meeting the plastics challenge

29 June 2019

Bury St Edmunds recycling champion Karen Cannard does the maths on plastic


Don't come a cropper over sustainability

01 June 2019
Don't come a cropper over sustainability

Don't come a cropper over sustainability

01 June 2019

COLUMN: BAFTA's sustainability projects.


Meeting the green challenge

27 April 2019
Meeting the green challenge

Meeting the green challenge

27 April 2019

Bury St Edmunds recycling champion visits pioneering company Precision Marketing Group


Sustainable career choices

01 April 2019
Sustainable career choices

Sustainable career choices

01 April 2019

Bury St Edmunds waste campaigner Karen Cannard find there's a whole new range of career options now on offer to young people


Catherine’s turning the tide

23 February 2019
Catherine’s turning the tide

Catherine’s turning the tide

23 February 2019

Recycling campaigner Karen Cannard welcomes the opening of a new environmentally friendly shop in Bury St Edmunds


Recycling is not on ICE at this firm

26 January 2019
Recycling is not on ICE at this firm

Recycling is not on ICE at this firm

26 January 2019

Bury St Edmunds waste reduction and recycling champion Karen Cannard visits The Infusions Group, in Rougham, to check on its green credentials


Get crafty for upcycled decorations

01 December 2018
Get crafty for upcycled decorations

Get crafty for upcycled decorations

01 December 2018

Bury St Edmunds waste and recycling champion Karen Cannard searches for some Christmas decoration inspiration


Time to pull on an ethical brand?

09 November 2018
Time to pull on an ethical brand?

Time to pull on an ethical brand?

09 November 2018

Karen Cannard chats to Jo Salter, founder of ethical clothing company Where Does It Come From?


REVIEW: QuirkHouse Theatre Company's Talking in the Library

22 October 2018
REVIEW: QuirkHouse Theatre Company's Talking in the Library

REVIEW: QuirkHouse Theatre Company's Talking in the Library

22 October 2018

The play follows the stories of four individuals who meet in a public library.


We do, because it matters . . .

29 September 2018
We do, because it matters . . .

We do, because it matters . . .

29 September 2018

Karen Cannard marks Recycle Week and celebrates the growth in recycling


Zero Waste Week marks 10-year milestone

29 August 2018
Zero Waste Week marks 10-year milestone

Zero Waste Week marks 10-year milestone

29 August 2018

It's 10 years since we were introduced to Zero Waste Week - how time flies...


The big 5-0 ... time for a waste audit

28 July 2018
The big 5-0 ... time for a waste audit

The big 5-0 ... time for a waste audit

28 July 2018

As she hits a milestone birthday, Karen Cannard reminisces on 50 years of rubbish


We have already saved a streetful

31 March 2018
We have already saved a streetful

We have already saved a streetful

31 March 2018

This month has been one of reflection. Not least because it’s my 10th anniversary of taking St Edmundsbury’s Zero Waste Week challenge.


Plastic campaign gathers momentum

24 February 2018
Plastic campaign gathers momentum

Plastic campaign gathers momentum

24 February 2018

At risk of this column turning into Cannard’s Plastic Watch, the lightweight wonder material of modern times has yet again, this month, been at the forefront of national and local action. The prediction that 2018 would be the year of promises continues to ring true.


2018: The year of action on plastic

27 January 2018
2018: The year of action on plastic

2018: The year of action on plastic

27 January 2018

What a start to 2018! Talk about fireworks. There were none so loud as the news that China had put its foot down and finally banned plastic imports, forcing the recycling industry to look for markets elsewhere, and some government ministers left navel-gazing wondering how they hadn’t seen this coming.


REVIEW- Winter Tails III - Revenge of the Storyteller

05 December 2017
REVIEW- Winter Tails III - Revenge of the Storyteller

REVIEW- Winter Tails III - Revenge of the Storyteller

05 December 2017

As I joined the audience of Winter Tails III on Sunday, in the attic room of Oakes Barn in Bury St Edmunds, I really didn’t know what to expect.


Hallowe’en waste: scariest of all

28 October 2017
Hallowe’en waste: scariest of all

Hallowe’en waste: scariest of all

28 October 2017

Boo! If you’ve been on social media lately, amid the plentiful seasonal adverts for pumpkins and cheap Hallowe’en costumes, you may have spotted some of the stark statistics that highlight how much waste is created at this time of year.


Use the library from home – online

30 September 2017
Use the library from home – online

Use the library from home – online

30 September 2017

One of the rewarding outcomes of reducing waste is the opportunity to evaluate what we buy, so not only do you end up with less in your black bin but often less in your recycling bin, too.


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