Tag Archive for 'landfill'

Guernsey’s Culture & Leisure Dept has 11 rolls of carpet to give away

September 11th, 2014 by Richard Lord

The States of Guernsey Culture and Leisure Department has about 800 square metres of carpet consisting of 11 rolls that it no longer needs. Most of the carpet is in good condition but two rolls are slightly damaged. Please call Colin Thorburn on 709705 to arrange to see the carpet if you would like to […]

Recycling Guernsey household waste saves parishioners’ money and is good for Mont Cuet

February 12th, 2012 by Richard Lord

The States of Guernsey Public Service Department is bringing to the States of Deliberation a solid waste strategy for debate in late February 2012, which calls for a recycling target of 70% by 2025. Guernsey household waste accounts for about one third of the residual waste going to the Mont Cuet landfill. The other two-thirds […]

Scotland’s Zero Waste plan calls for source segregation to maximise waste resource potential

April 15th, 2011 by The Scottish Government

Scotland launched its first Zero Waste Plan on 9 June 2010. The Scottish Government has issued draft proposals in the form of the Zero Waste (Scotland) Regulations 2011 and the Environmental Duty of Care (Scotland) Regulations 2011, to implement certain key recommendations contained within the plan. To stimulate the re-use of recyclable material and as […]

A sustainable and cost-effective solution to Guernsey’s waste problem

September 22nd, 2010 by Professor Connett

Professor Paul Connett gave a presentation on “A sustainable and cost-effective solution to Guernsey’s waste problem” to a packed Harry Bound room at Les Cotils conference centre on 20 September 2010. He recommended a low tech community plan to solve our solid waste problem.  This would include: a kitchen waste collection system; recycling; yard waste […]

The Solid Waste Disposal Solution for Guernsey

July 21st, 2009 by Dr Barrie Mealing

Summary This paper presents a robust and complete solution to the Guernsey solid waste disposal problem. This solution restricts use of landfill to materials which cannot reasonably be treated in any other way, eliminates unneighbourly commercial burning of timber, minimises the generation of problematic ash residues, and promotes best recycling practices. This solution is feasible […]