Tag Archive for 'pay-as-you-throw'

Should people pay extra for kerbside collections?

November 29th, 2010 by Rosie

The cost of kerbside-collections for recyclable materials should be made part of the rubbish rates that we all pay.  They should not be an excuse for an extra charge. Kerbside recycling collections would collect the lion’s share of waste.   The ‘residual’ waste (what’s left after recycling) is the element of waste that we should be […]

G-CAN’s stance on PSD’s solid waste public consultation

September 10th, 2010 by Rosie

Guernsey Climate Action Network (G-CAN) are one of the stakeholder groups participating in the Public Service Department‘s Waste Consultation which began on 8 and 9 September 2010. Yvonne Burford who is one of the G-CAN representatives in this process said ‘Whilst G-CAN has reservations about the length of the process, we will be participating fully […]

Introduce kerbside Recycling with a Pay-As-You Throw Scheme

June 16th, 2010 by Yvonne Burford

I support a pay-as-you-throw refuse scheme. For pretty much everything else, we pay in proportion to use. For those who cite the ‘nanny state’ and resent being told what to do, this scheme would actually allow people to control what they do and benefit financially if they wished to make the effort to reduce, reuse, […]