Tag Archive for 'Guernsey waste strategy'

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 […]

DEFRA consultation draft on “Guidance on Applying the Waste Hierarchy”

October 1st, 2010 by Richard Lord

DEFRA has published a Consultation Draft on a Guidance on applying the waste hierarchy.

Guernsey Waste Strategy – Options Evaluation Criteria

September 8th, 2010 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

There are many criteria that must be taken into account when evaluating different waste management options. The list below includes criteria drawn from many other similar projects, adapted to reflect local circumstances, as well as others that have been added as relevant to Guernsey. Environmental Air, Land and Aquatic Environment Consideration of impacts on the […]

Deputy Scott Ogier’s speech on kerbside recycling to the States of Deliberation in May 2009

May 25th, 2009 by Scott Ogier

I think we can all acknowledge we aren’t going to solve all environmental problems on our own, that it is going to take united action across a number of broad fronts to solve the problems associated with mankind’s environmental footprint. Our larger neighbours need to take action and they are attempting to. Some people say […]