Entries by Pedro Abreu

Friends of Wombwell Park win Green Can Award

The hard efforts of a Barnsley based community group has resulted in worthy recognition; the ‘Friends of Wombwell Park’ have been awarded a Green Can Award for the steps they have taken to introduce recycling facilities to Wombwell Park.  Previously there were no recycling bins anywhere in Wombwell Park and park users had to dispose […]

In 2020, Be More Like: Kent Police East Division’s Green Guardians

The beginning of a new year is an exciting time, full of resolutions to make better choices. During this month we will share some inspiring stories of those who are making a positive difference already. Our first source of inspiration is the Kent Police East Division’s ‘Green Guardians’ team. The team wanted to raise awareness […]

Every Can Counts celebrates its partnership with Beach Guardian

One of the most beautiful locations in the UK, Cornwall is almost entirely surrounded by the Atlantic, a magnificent coastline of some 300 miles.  Boasting spectacular beaches and captivating fishing harbours, the surf provides a natural playground for locals and holidaymakers.  And amongst the Cornish cream teas and surfboards, we find Beach Guardian. Beach Guardian […]

Celebrating 10 Years of Every Can Counts

Every Can Counts is celebrating its 10th Birthday and a decade of continued growth and success! In 2008 research by the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) found that at least 30% of the drink cans sold in the UK were consumed ‘on the go’ or away from home. With that in mind, drink can makers […]

Every Can Counts and Beach Guardian

For our recent Alupro team meeting, we decided to head down to Cornwall and visit Beach Guardian, a community interest company which partners with our Every Can Counts programme.  Against the backdrop of the beautiful Cornish coastline, we learnt more about the work of Beach Guardian and how they engage with a vast range of […]