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Creating a more circular Merton

Helping the community to reduce waste locally by giving them the tools and skills they need

The Wheel is Merton's waste reduction & circular economy hub. We are working to reduce consumption based waste in the local area.


Check out the latest waste reduction campaigns, news and events


Canons H0use
community upcycling project

Did you ever imagine doing up a heritage building with upcycled soft furnishing?

 From 2 Nov to 10 Dec 2022, twice weekly, the wheel, partners and volunteers helped furnish the grade II listed heritage building, Canons House! 

Not only did we avoid GHG emissions from avoided waste but nearly 70% of respondents strongly agreed that the project had a positive impact on social and mental well-being

Find out more

French Cafe
Appliance Repair

Repair cafe

Do you want to save money, waste less and learn new skills? Come to Merton’s next Repair Cafe where you and our friendly repairers can fix things together! Free entry & refreshments!

Sat, 28 Jan 2023, 13:00 - 16:00, Canons House, Mitcham

Register here


Repair and reuse survey

 Please tell us what motivates or prevents you from reducing, reusing or repairing items by taking this short 7 question survey. This will also help us bring more of the waste reduction initiatives that you would like to see locally

Take the survey

Organic Vegetable Farm


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