Tag Archive for 'Guernsey Public Services Department'

Cheap food isn’t to throw away

February 9th, 2013 by Richard Lord

Seeing destitute people at Victoria Station in London rushing by outdoor tables of eateries and snatching disposable plates of leftover food abandoned by paying customers is a reminder of how many people are perpetually hungry. Many of us take food for granted. About one third of the weight of Guernsey’s household waste is made up […]

Guernsey requires a Community Repair and Reuse Centre to minimise waste

December 16th, 2010 by Richard Lord

The States of Guernsey’s Public Services Department is conducting a public consultation over many months to arrive at a solid waste strategy that will work well for Guernsey.  This strategy is based on the Waste Hierarchy, which places most emphasis on waste prevention and tries to minimise disposal. The inverted pyramid of the Waste Hierarchy […]