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Background imageWaste Collection: Poster: Save kitchen scraps to feed the hens

Poster: Save kitchen scraps to feed the hens! Keep it dry, free from glass, metal, bones, paper, etc. It also feeds pigs. Your council will collect. 1940s

Background imageWaste Collection: Wartime pig food poster

Wartime pig food poster
We Want Your Kitchen Waste - poster encouraging the saving of food scraps for use as pig food, to be collected by the council. It also feeds poultry

Background imageWaste Collection: Keep a Pig poster

Keep a Pig poster
Poster from the Small Pig Keepers Council encouraging the keeping of pigs during wartime - save waste and make food - illustrated by a man in cardigan and hat with a bucket of slops for the pig

Background imageWaste Collection: Rules to be Observed by a Victorian Family

Rules to be Observed by a Victorian Family -- a typical summary of Victorian values, with advice including: Waste Not, Want Not; Do everything at its proper time; Be punctual, be regular

Background imageWaste Collection: Picking coal from waste tip during 1921 strike, South Wales

Picking coal from waste tip during 1921 strike, South Wales
Three men picking coal from a local colliery waste tip during the 1921 strike, South Wales

Background imageWaste Collection: Food - don t waste it

Food - don t waste it. Date 1917

Background imageWaste Collection: Don t Waste Bread Wwi

Don t Waste Bread Wwi
Poster advising the public to eat less bread, and save two thick slices a day to defeat the U-boats during WWI. Thats a dangerous way to cut bread!

Background imageWaste Collection: Redmayne & Isherwood

Redmayne & Isherwood
Redmayne and Isherwood, cotton and engine waste, Blackburn. Date: 1920

Background imageWaste Collection: Waste not, want not - prepare for winter

Waste not, want not - prepare for winter. Poster shows a young woman and an older woman standing before a table of fruits and vegetables, and some canned foods

Background imageWaste Collection: Wartime poster for conserving of clothes and food

Wartime poster for conserving of clothes and food
Second World War poster by Fougasse, encouraging people not to throw away clothing or food

Background imageWaste Collection: The Cleaner Bathing Movement by W. Heath Robinson

The Cleaner Bathing Movement by W. Heath Robinson
Public spirited endeavours of owners of seaside appartments and boarding house keepers to remove all impurities and foreign bodies from the water for the convenience of summer bathers

Background imageWaste Collection: Beachcomber, Marloes

Beachcomber, Marloes
A beachcomber with his pet Jack Russell dog on the beach at Marloes, Pembrokeshire, South Wales. He carries an old plastic stool and a boat fender he has found on the beach

Background imageWaste Collection: Poem by Robert Herrick

Poem by Robert Herrick
Fair daffodils we weep to see you waste away ?. Illustrated poem by Robert Herrick. Artist: Joyce Mercer Date: circa 1926

Background imageWaste Collection: Woman patient, St Marys Hospital, Paddington, London

Woman patient, St Marys Hospital, Paddington, London
LFB Special Services trying to help a woman patient at St Marys Hospital, Paddington, London, on 15 April 1959. She has climbed out of a ward window at fifth floor level

Background imageWaste Collection: Advert for the Ministry of Food 1940

Advert for the Ministry of Food 1940
The weeks food facts No. 6. If you eat more than you need, you are wasting food as surely as if you had thrown it away. So eat what you need, but no more. Buy wisely and cater strictly

Background imageWaste Collection: Mancunian Way Flyover

Mancunian Way Flyover
The newly-built Manchunian Way flyover, Manchester, England, part of the M6 motorway network. Date: 1960s

Background imageWaste Collection: Salvation Army elevator

Salvation Army elevator
Men at work sorting waste paper in a Salvation Army Elevator. Elevators, which aimed to help the unskilled or unemployed, combined a factory space together with hostel accommodation for those working

Background imageWaste Collection: Crowded London Housing

Crowded London Housing
A landscape of working class homes in London, with a handy patch of waste ground where the wives can hang up their washing and the kids can play among the stones and refuse

Background imageWaste Collection: 1950S Office Computer

1950S Office Computer
A man and a women working together with a Pegasus computer at Ferrantis London computer Centre, 21 Portland Place, W1. Date: 1950s

Background imageWaste Collection: Redmayne & Isherwood Ltd, Blackburn & Kirkham

Redmayne & Isherwood Ltd, Blackburn & Kirkham
Concerning Cotton - Redmayne & Isherwood Ltd, Blackburn & Kirkham - Cotton Waste. 1920

Background imageWaste Collection: John Theodore Cuthbert Moore-Brabazon

John Theodore Cuthbert Moore-Brabazon, later Lord Brabazon of Tara, 1884-1964, makes the first official air freight flight in 1909

Background imageWaste Collection: Poster, Keep a Pig, save waste and make food, WW2

Poster, Keep a Pig, save waste and make food, WW2
Poster, Keep a Pig, save waste and make food. 1940s

Background imageWaste Collection: Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt - 11

Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt - 11
Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt. A view of some of the makeshift buildings that have grown among the rubbish tips. This is where the better off Zabballeen people live circa 1995

Background imageWaste Collection: Fashion Plate

Fashion Plate
An illustration for a coloured fashion plate, showing a seated woman at her desk, with a quill and card. The room has a significant pink theme with the walls, footstool, waste paper bin

Background imageWaste Collection: Glasgow tram publicity campaign to save paper, WW2

Glasgow tram publicity campaign to save paper, WW2
Glasgow tram publicity campaign - You can help to win, save your waste paper and cardboard, everyone can help, WW2 Date: 1943

Background imageWaste Collection: Women Digging for Coal during 1912 Miners Strike

Women Digging for Coal during 1912 Miners Strike
The national coal strike of 1912 was the first national strike by coal miners in the United Kingdom. Its main aim was securing a minimum wage

Background imageWaste Collection: Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Milicianos!

Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Milicianos! No dsperdicieis municiones, viveres ni energias (Militia! Don't waste neither munitions, provisions nor energies)

Background imageWaste Collection: Gratuitous Distribution of Waste Fish, London 1882

Gratuitous Distribution of Waste Fish, London 1882
On a winters night poor people of London gather to get the distribution of fish in the West End of London. Date: 1882

Background imageWaste Collection: Comic postcard, Woman falls from window into dustbin Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Woman falls from window into dustbin Date: 20th century

Background imageWaste Collection: Comic postcard, Temperance campaigner in pub

Comic postcard, Temperance campaigner in pub Date: 20th century

Background imageWaste Collection: Street Life London 1878 - Flying Binmen

Street Life London 1878 - Flying Binmen
John Thomson Street Life London 1878 - Flying Binmen

Background imageWaste Collection: Waste paper vehicle catches fire, East Ham, London

Waste paper vehicle catches fire, East Ham, London
A vehicle collecting waste paper in East Ham, London, catches fire, and the fire brigade is called out, watched by crowds. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageWaste Collection: Save your old waste paper for conversion into munitions

Save your old waste paper for conversion into munitions: a vital contribution to the war effort. Double page spread from The Illustrated London News. Date: 1941

Background imageWaste Collection: Salve it, 1942

Salve it, 1942
Salve it article, 1942, about saving every scrap of paper for the war effort. Waste paper is a munition of war. Date: 1942

Background imageWaste Collection: Sorting a dust-heap at a County Council depot 1900

Sorting a dust-heap at a County Council depot 1900
Men turn over the heaps of rubbish, while women look for a honest penny collecting bottles and empty and sardine tins in the County Council depot. London. 1900

Background imageWaste Collection: Poster, The effects of over-cooking and keeping hot

Poster, The effects of over-cooking and keeping hot. Vitamin value, goodness, taste go up in smoke - result is waste. 1945

Background imageWaste Collection: Official Municipal Rubbish Tip

Official Municipal Rubbish Tip, 1980s England. Date: 1980s

Background imageWaste Collection: Advert, E Chalmers & Co Ltd, Bonnington and Leith

Advert, E Chalmers & Co Ltd, Bonnington and Leith
Advert for E Chalmers & Co Ltd, Paper Stock and General Merchant House, Bonnington and Leith, Scotland. 1905

Background imageWaste Collection: Cartoon, Sanitary and insanitary matters

Cartoon, Sanitary and insanitary matters
Larger figure representing the industries surrounding the River Thames like the soup boiling factory where bones were used and the knackers yard where injured animals were taken to be slaughtered

Background imageWaste Collection: Poster, Please Keep Britain Tidy

Poster, Please Keep Britain Tidy, design by Reginald Mount. circa 1950

Background imageWaste Collection: Take My Tip The one way to follow horses with success

Take My Tip The one way to follow horses with success
Take My Tip.. Theres only one way of following horses with any success... AND THIS IS IT! circa 1930s

Background imageWaste Collection: Tornado Sweeps Fields Date: 1950

Tornado Sweeps Fields Date: 1950

Background imageWaste Collection: Serge Costume 1897

Serge Costume 1897
Woman wearing a serge Costume. Date: 1897

Background imageWaste Collection: LONDON SCAVENGER

LONDON SCAVENGER
THE LONDON SCAVENGER. Date: 1862

Background imageWaste Collection: London dustman 1862

London dustman 1862
London dustman. Date: 1862

Background imageWaste Collection: SLEDGE IN ARCTIC 1870

SLEDGE IN ARCTIC 1870
Koldeweys second North Pole expedition - the team pull their heavily-laden sledge across the snowy waste. Date: 1869 - 1870

Background imageWaste Collection: MAKING FOR THE SANDS

MAKING FOR THE SANDS
THIS IS ME MAKING FOR THE SANDS EVERY MORNING - I DONT WASTE ANY TIME ! Date: 1924

Background imageWaste Collection: Cartoon, The Popular Guy (Lloyd George)

Cartoon, The Popular Guy (Lloyd George): I see no reason why government treason should ever be forgot! Date: 1919



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