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Super swap in Splott this Saturday!

Bring what you can share, take what you need! That’s the message for this Saturday’s awesome event at Railway Gardens. Railway Gardens is a place for everyone to come together, make new friends, share skills, and develop ideas and is located at the site of an old playground next to the railway lines at the […]

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Bulky Waste Collections Service resumed for limited items only

Bookings for bulky waste collection service resumed in Cardiff for limited items on the 1st of June. Cardiff Council is asking that residents please only book collections for items that are causing them significant difficulty to store at home. The bulky waste collection is for larger items (that you would be unable to fit in […]

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Can pink stickers prevent incorrect recycling in Splott?

Do you know what goes in the green bag?  It would appear that some Cardiff residents don’t as dirty nappies, clothes, and food are regularly popped in the recycling.   Figures released by the council show that 20% of waste being put into green bags for recycling contains incorrect materials which hamper the recycling process. […]

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Schoolgirl writes beautiful letter to head of Willows High asking for help to make the school more eco-friendly

As they say, children are the future, and Year-10 pupil Rowan has a plan for saving our planet and making our future a lot greener and more environmentally responsible.   Animal-lover Rowan is concerned about the effect of plastic on our planet and decided to do something about it.  She sat down and wrote a […]

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Splott selected for separate glass recycling trial

Around 17,000 properties will be piloting a new scheme to recycle glass from their homes and some streets in Splott have been selected as part of the trial. The pilot will begin on October 15thand will run for at least 12 weeks. It will involve selected households from ten wards across the city. Residents which […]

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Find that stuff that needs fixing: Repair Café is on its way to Splott!

Back in May 2017, Cardiffians Joe O’Mahoney and Cerys Jones set up Cardiff’s first Repair Café after tiring of seeing so much fixable stuff unnecessarily sent to the landfill. The first event, held in Cathays, was a huge success, largely due to the 18 volunteers who fixed 43 items in four hours, from jewellery to […]

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Talking trash with Phil Bale, Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Economic Development

Roving reporter, Louise Clarke, bumped into a certain Councillor Bale at April’s Keep Adamsdown Tidy litter pick and couldn’t resist grabbing a cheeky interview with the leader of the council. Inksplott: Hello!  Please tell us your name and what you do. Councillor Bale: My name is Phil Bale and I’m leader of the City Council. […]

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Study shows Cardiff recycles more than any other UK city

The Viridor UK Recycling Index 2016 study has shown that Cardiff is the most active city for recycling in the UK – higher than London, Manchester, Glasgow and the South West. The study, conducted by Edelman Intelligence, explored current attitudes to recycling, perceived barriers to the UK public and the factors that the UK public […]

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