Friends of the Earth make life better for people by inspiring solutions to environmental problems. There are a numer of local groups in North Yorkshire, the places they are in are York, Ryedale, Beverley, Hull, and Harrogate.
Rethink rubbish had introduced legistrations which restrict the amount we can landfill, higher taxes for the use of landfills, higher taxes for the use of lanfills and heavy fines from authorities if these legistations are not met. There is an 'rethink rubbish' group acting in York and North Yorkshire.
The RSPCA offer the service of information, microchipping, re-homeing, helping to pay vets bills and clinic/veterinary facilities.
It is the Environment Agancy's job to look after the environment and make it a better place for the future.
York waste is owned jointly by North Yorkshire County Council and City of York Council. They operate waste management and recycling facilities in the area.
Waste online gives you information about what happens to your rubbish.
Quote 'Rubbish, waste, garbage...Whatever you want to call it, most people don't think about the rubbish they produce. Or how much of it. This site gives you the information! '
Ryedale District Council:
Reduce your rubbish - this is the best option.
Re-use the item instead of throwing it away.
Recycle your rubbish: everyone is getting into the habit.
Norton College is within Ryedale. Householders receiving alternate weekly collections
of refuse and recycling materials should have:
a wheeled bin for general refuse (rubbish that is sent to landfill);
a wheeled bin for garden waste;
a box for glass; and
cans and a bag for newspapers and magazines.