Tag Archive for 'household recycling'

Guernsey households continue to increase their recycling rate

May 16th, 2011 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

Household recycling has reached a new high, with more than 47% of domestic waste being recycled in the 12 months to the end of March. The figure compares to the 45.8% recycled in 2010. Household and commercial waste being landfilled at Mont Cuet also fell to a new low, in the first quarter of this […]

Nine out of ten Guernsey households recycle

December 3rd, 2010 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

NINE out of ten households are now regularly recycling and nearly half are also helping to reduce waste by composting at home, according to a new independent study. The survey, commissioned by the States of Guernsey Public Services Department, was conducted by local research company Island Analysis. Using a combination of an online questionnaire and […]

PSD provides excuses for reducing recycling targets

October 29th, 2010 by Richard Lord

In the Billet D’Etat XXIV for December 2010 the States of Guernsey Public Services Department admits that it will fail to meet the 50% recycling target for household and commercial waste as mandated by the States of Deliberation in 2007. The Public Services Department project that by the end of 2010 household recycling of dry […]