Tag Archive for 'aluminium cans'

Parish rates could be reduced with more household recycling

September 22nd, 2011 by Richard Lord

While traveling through St Peter Port on a household rubbish collection day, it is possible to identify households that are not recycling.  Torn-open and thin-film black bin bags and lid-less bins reveal large numbers of bottles and cans that can be recycled. The parish of St Peter Port, like all Guernsey parishes, has to pay […]

European Commission has commissioned Eumonia to study establishing a harmonised European deposit refund system for metal beverage cans

January 23rd, 2011 by Victor

The European Commission has recently commissioned a study that is being carried out by Eunomia, to investigate the feasibility of setting up a harmonized beverage can deposit scheme at European level. Even though Guernsey is outside the EU, an EU-wide metal beverage can deposit refund system would have implications for Guernsey’s purchase and recycling of […]

Clearing Champ Rouget of litter during Beachwatch weekend 2010

September 24th, 2010 by Richard Lord

The bay to the north of Chouet on the north coast of Guernsey is a collection trap for objects that float in from the sea.  Beachwatch volunteers wore gloves and collected litter in flexible plastic tubs.  This is preferable to using plastic bags, which adds to what needs to be disposed in the landfill. Plastic […]