Cheshire East Waste Reduction Volunteers

As part of Cheshire East’s campaign of waste minimisation, we have set up an in-house Waste Reduction Programme.

Find out more about our waste reduction volunteers 

Ansa staff and volunteers

Ansa staff and volunteers


Community liaison minutes

Community Liaison Group Minutes 12112020 Final (PDF, 153KB)

Hub Liaison Group Terms of Reference updated 10082020 (PDF, 125KB)

Community Liaison Group Minutes 30072020 (PDF, 105KB)

Community Liaison Group Minutes 30042020 (PDF, 116KB)

Community Liaison Group Minutes 30012020 (PDF, 116KB)

Community Liaison Group Minutes 28012021 (PDF, 183KB)

Minutes of Waste Hub Liaison Group 29 April 2021 (PDF, 122KB)

Community toolkit

Join us on our Community toolkit page; where you will find a collection of useful resources to help you reduce your waste and have a positive impact upon the planet. 

If you live in Cheshire East, please download our FREE Waste watchers app.

Waste watchers app

Challenge to change podcast

To find out about the little changes everyone can make which have a big impact on the environment, check out our Challenge to change podcast!

Talks and workshops

We hold free talks and workshops about recycling, home composting and minimising food waste.

Find out more about our community talks and workshops

Lisa Collas at a supermarket engagement event

Lisa Collas at a supermarket engagement event

Waste a minute

We have put together a range of videos that provide more information on what waste goes where in Cheshire East.  With lots of great waste saving ideas, you will be able to build on your knowledge of reducing waste and reduce your carbon footprint too!  

 The A to Z of waste:

 A to Z of Waste transcript A,B,C (PDF, 86KB)

 A to Z of Waste transcript D,E,F (PDF, 90KB)

 A to Z of Waste transcript G,H,I (PDF, 80KB)

 A to Z of Waste transcript J,K,L (PDF, 82KB)

 A to Z of Waste transcript M,N,O (PDF, 90KB)

 A to Z of Waste transcript P,Q,R (PDF, 90KB)

 A to Z of Waste transcript S,T,U (PDF, 89KB)

A to Z of Waste transcript V to Z (PDF, 91KB)


Transcript - Don't bin batteries (PDF, 182KB)

Transcript for Episode 10 - batteries (PDF, 61KB)

 Composting and wormeries

Transcript - Alison's wormery (PDF, 81KB)

Transcript for composting (PDF, 176KB)

Clothing and textiles

Transcript for Episode 9 - textiles (PDF, 98KB)


Transcript for Episode 1 - contamination (PDF, 173KB) 

Food waste

Transcript for Food waste (PDF, 144KB)


Transcript for Episode 12 - e-cards (PDF, 96KB)


Transcript for Episode 8 - metals (PDF, 65KB) 


Transcript for Episode 4 - bonded and hard plastics (PDF, 194KB)

Transcript for Episode 3 - soft plastics exceptions (PDF, 177KB)

Transcript for Episode 2 - soft plastics (PDF, 179KB)


Transcript for Safely disposing of PPE and face coverings (PDF, 189KB)

Transcript for Episode 5 - PPE disposal (PDF, 183KB)


Transcript for Cheshire East Virtual Pride with Ansa (PDF, 203KB)

Real nappies

Transcript Episode 13 - real nappies (PDF, 102KB)


Transcript for a Trial of Conkers Laundry Detergent (PDF, 81KB)

Transcript for Episode 12 - repurposing and reusing packaging (PDF, 96KB)


Transcript for Common Recycling Mistakes (PDF, 57KB)

Transcript for Reduce Reuse Recycle (PDF, 106KB)

Transcript Episode 6 - paper (PDF, 264KB)

Transcript Episode 7 - cardboard (PDF, 180KB)


Award for excellence 2021 finalists