BDR Waste Partnership - Working together to reduce landfill in Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham
BDR Waste Partnership
Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham have almost 350,000 households, which last year between them produced around 340,000 tonnes of waste – almost one tonne per household.
BDR is a partnership of Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham councils set up more than two decades ago to jointly manage waste generated in the three boroughs.
Wasting food hurts the planet!
The very first national Food Waste Action Week takes place in March to highlight the link between wasted food and climate change. Find out about the local campaign which includes a challenge
Help move the plastic bottle mountain!
Do you want to help move a mountain? A plastic bottle mountain due to us in the UK using a staggering 13 billion disposable plastic bottles a year. Find out more...
Ditch the clingfilm
Now food shopping opportunities are limited, more and more of us are having to plan ahead better for meals and store more food. But before reaching for the clingfilm, it's worth remembering the impact is has on our environment. More than 1.2 billion metres of the stuff is used by households in Britain every year - enough to go around the world 30 times! It is hard to recycle and when it ends up in the sea is a deadly threat to fish. But there are lots of re-usable alternatives.
Information for schools
We have created a bank of resources for key stages 1 to key stage 4. These relate to waste and recycling, climate change and the BDR waste treatment facility