In the news in 2009

Love food hate waste save money
in the run up to Christmas help for residents in the county to have a stress-free festive season with good food for less.

R Factor wins national award for creativity in sustainability
Cumbria's R Factor wins Best Green Public Service Campaign at the Green Business Awards 2009

Resource Cumbria scoops national award
'Recycle for Barrow' wins LARACs best communications campaign of the year award

Making good reuse of the things that we find
Resource Cumbria enter the Dalston Show scarecrow competition

Barrow's new recycling service gather pace
More and more Barrow residents are starting to recycle for Barrow

Finalists announced in Cumbria's R Factor
Things are heating up in the R Factor as we move forward to the public vote.

Calling all budding artists!!
Recycled art competition, ReCreate, is launched to find Cumbria's best recycled art.

Household Waste Recycling Centre opens in Brampton
Brampton has a new household waste recycling centre

Revamp for Barrow's Rubbish
Barrow residents get a new and improved recycling service

Workington residents take the recycling prize
Workington residents are rewarded for their recycling efforts

Cumbrian schools to host environment events
Cumbrian secondary schools find out about going green at special conferences

Recycling through the credit crunch
Cumbrians are urged to keep on recycling during the economic slow down

Cumbria's merr-E Christmas
Cumbria has a greener Christmas with the help of our e-cards

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