Tag Archive for 'Guernsey recycling'

Learning about kerbside collection of recyclable material in Guernsey

February 18th, 2014 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

Kerbside collection of recyclable material in Guernsey begins in March 2014. The States of Guernsey Public Services wants to answer any questions islanders might have about the collections. Information packs are being sent to all households before the launch of the interim scheme on 10 March 2014. Islanders will also receive a year’s supply of […]

Black plastic has nowhere to go in Guernsey but the Mont Cuet landfill

January 27th, 2013 by Richard Lord

At the end of November 2012 the States of Guernsey Public Services Department changed the labelling of the bring banks accepting plastic, and specified that black plastic would no longer be accepted but all other clean, food container plastic (not Styrofoam food trays, film or plastic bags) would be accepted at Guernsey’s bring banks. The […]

Black plastic no longer accepted for recycling at Guernsey bring banks

December 4th, 2012 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

The States of Guernsey Public Services Department aims to increase the amount of plastic recycled locally by simplifying the system for islanders. All plastic packaging will now be accepted at the bring banks, with the exception of any black items and thin films, such as the seals on food containers, polythene and carrier bags. Although […]

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 […]

Longue Hougue Recycling Facility now offers rigid plastic recycling

September 19th, 2012 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

The States of Guernsey Public Services Department is expanding plastics recycling to include a host of everyday household items. The Longue Hougue Recycling Facility now accepts “rigid plastic”, which includes a huge range of items from washing up bowls and buckets to garden furniture and children’s toys. Unlike the household plastics collected at the bring […]

Guernsey Recycling donated metal items to aid Les Bourgs Hospice

June 18th, 2012 by Richard Lord

Guernsey Recycling Ltd. has extended its hours during the time that the Longue Hougue recycling and scavenging yard is being moved and refurbished. During the Longue Hougue recycling facility closure from 11 to 25 June 2012, Guernsey Recycling Ltd. just off Bulwer Avenue, will stay open 7 days per week with Saturday and Sunday opening […]

Guernsey’s A to Z recycling guide

March 2nd, 2012 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

Spectacles, car batteries and cooking oil are just some of the more unusual items featured in the new recycling guide being delivered to all Guernsey homes. The easy-to-use two-sided wheel guide includes an A – Z ‘what goes where’, seasonal opening times for all waste sites, and a fridge magnet so the information can always […]

WRAP’s Recycle Week is from 20 to 26 June 2011

June 6th, 2011 by Events

Recycle Week is an annual event to highlight the many ways we can increase our community’s recycling rate. The States of Guernsey Public Services Department continues to increase the number of items that can be recycled so that our community can breach the 50 percent recycling target set for household waste by the States of […]

Guernsey recycling during Easter Bank Holiday weekend

April 22nd, 2011 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

STAFF from States Works and Mayside Recycling will be emptying bring banks as normal throughout the Bank Holiday weekend, including Sunday, to help cope with any ‘eggstra’ Easter packaging. Public Services’ recycling collectors will be on an ‘egg hunt’ at the bring bank sites around the island for the ‘eggstra’ packaging left over from Easter […]

Recycle Easter egg foil by placing it in the tin bin at Guernsey bring banks

April 22nd, 2011 by Guernsey Recycling Advisory Forum

Make your Foible into a Foil Ball! This Easter the Guernsey Recycling Advisory Forum (GRAF), reminds Islanders to squash any Easter Egg foil into a ball and put into the tin bin at the bring banks. You can roll your foil into a ball – and once it’s about the size of a tennis ball […]