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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 […]

Longue Hougue recycling facility extends life of Mont Cuet landfill

October 7th, 2012 by Richard Lord

The Longue Hougue Recycling facility off Bulwer Avenue, St Sampson accepts a wide assortment of household items for reuse and recycling. This facility diverts discarded materials from Mont Cuet – the one remaining rapidly filling landfill in Guernsey. The sign at the entrance to the Longue Hougue recycling facility informs the visitor what can be […]

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 […]