Tag Archive for 'glass'

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 […]

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 […]