Tag Archive for 'cans'

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 […]

Over ninety-percent of Guernsey’s usual household waste is recyclable

February 12th, 2012 by Richard Lord

My household of four people has begun to study how much waste it generates and how much can be recycled each week. Week one In the first week of the study beginning on 28 January 2012, 10,697 grams or about 10.7 kgs of waste was produced in total; 9725 grams or about 9.7 kgs of […]

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 […]