Low Cost Christmas is a campaign by Winchester City Council, Winchester District Citizens Advice Bureau and The Great Waste to reduce waste and debt at Christmas. Comprehensive tips on food, presents, cards, parties, keeping warm, and decorations.

The Great Waste Re:Design Challenge is being launched on 10 October at Winchester School of Art with a one-day a fashion design ‘boot camp’  for teams from local schools and colleges. 

Last Friday evening, hundreds of commuters were offered free fruit by a Great Waste team from Winchester Action on Climate Change (WinACC) Waste Action Group, students from the University of Winchester and Incredible Edible Winchester at Winchester railway station to mark Zero Waste Week.

Zero Waste Week (7 - 13 September) is all about reducing waste and reusing resources. Check out what The Great Waste doing to get everyone involved.

In this joint University/WinACC lecture on 14 July 2015 in the ‘Is it the answer?’ series on climate change, Tony Stoller, the Chair of WinACC, explored the role of public opinion in ensuring effective action on climate change.

Councillors and officers from Winchester City Council toured renewable energy schemes last week to learn more about what the City Council might do next to move towards a low carbon Winchester District.

Sophie Clark, a teacher at Stanmore Primary School in Winchester, is the winner of the 'Love Food Hate Waste' competition launch at the River Cottage Canteen last month.

Incredible Edible Winchester installed the last of four wooden planters on Winchester railway station this week, packed with delicious vegetables, fruit and herb plants

What WinACC said to local MPs Steve Brine and George Hollingbery at the largest mass lobby of Parliament on climate change in UK history.

Great Waste Workshops are a roaring success with families and Mayor

The Mayor of Winchester helped create some fierce trashosaurus rexes and bottledactyls at the Great Waste workshop last week at the Winchester Discovery centre. Over 30 families came to the drop-in workshops to make dinosaurs out of waste materials such as milk bottles, plastic bags and cardboard.

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