Tag Archive for 'bottles'

Reduce weight of household waste to reduce the parish refuse rate

January 23rd, 2013 by Richard Lord

The States of Guernsey Public Services Department offers Guernsey residents the option of recycling a very large assortment of materials at the bring banks, at the Longue Hougue recycling facility, and at Chouet for green (garden) waste, but many people in our community do not use these facilities. The imperative to recycle is greater than […]

Avoid double taxation on wines and spirits in Guernsey

December 7th, 2011 by Richard Lord

The States of Guernsey budget for 2011 recommends a five pence tax increase on a 750 ml bottle of wine (5.5% to 15% of alcohol by volume) to bring the total tax per litre to £1.85. The 2011 budget proposes a 34 pence tax increase on a litre of spirit to £10.01 per litre. That […]

Twelve Guernsey beaches provide recycling bins for cans and bottles

July 1st, 2010 by Richard Lord

The Public Services Department has teamed up with the Environment Department to place recycling bins for tin and aluminium cans, and plastic bottles ( plastic No. 1 and No. 2 only) at twelve Guernsey beaches so that these recyclable materials don’t have to be taken home for recycling anymore. Recycling bins have been provided at […]