Press Releases

​New forest terminal at the Port of Gothenburg

Dec 10, 2014 09:00 GMT Port of Gothenburg More sawmills throughout the Nordic region can now ship their timber via the Port of Gothenburg. A new transloading terminal for timber products has opened at the port. The terminal will be run by the family-owned company Sören Thyr AB.

Dec 09, 2014 14:07 GMT Bury Council Bury Council is thanking residents for their recycling efforts as the borough’s household waste recycling rate surges to 55%.

Public event to help residents with their recycling

Nov 18, 2014 15:01 GMT Bury Council Help is at hand for residents who are unsure what to recycle in each of their household bins.

World War One floral display an award-winner

Nov 11, 2014 16:54 GMT Rochdale Borough Council ​A commemorative floral tribute which marks 100 years since the beginning of World War One has received a coveted ‘Highly Commended for Excellence’ award from North West in Bloom.

Nov 10, 2014 13:35 GMT Bury Council A Tottington dog owner has been prosecuted by Bury Council for failing to clean up after his pet on two occasions.

Free: Upcycled fashion show at Museum of Science and Industry

Nov 05, 2014 11:31 GMT Bury Council On Thursday 27th November, Recycle for Greater Manchester’s award- winning upcycled fashion show ‘Rethink Fashion’ will be taking place at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Recycling Right is Award Winning in Rochdale

Oct 24, 2014 16:35 BST Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council, in partnership with Recycle for Greater Manchester won the Sustainable/Green marketing campaign of the year award at the Northern Marketing Awards, for the Right Stuff Right Bin campaign.

Recycled Aluminium Innovation

Oct 24, 2014 11:27 BST Innovate UK Continuing its support of cutting edge technology, Innovate UK (the new name for the Technology Strategy Board), has played a key role in enabling Jaguar Land Rover to develop a new aluminium alloy, which means that up to 50% of the body of the new Jaguar XE is made from recycled aluminium.

Oct 15, 2014 16:02 BST A new take on sending Christmas cards for 2014 is on offer – planting trees instead of sending Christmas cards., in partnership with the charity Trees for Cities, have built a donation facility where consumers can calculate how much they would have spent on cards and postage, and make a one-off donation instead.

Oct 14, 2014 09:40 BST A new website is aiming to stem the millions of unwanted greeting cards sent every year – by getting people to donate money to charity instead. is a new fundraising platform where users can ask their family and friends to make a donation instead of sending a card.