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Two more types of plastic can now be recycled at Guernsey bring banks

January 21st, 2011 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

Islanders can now recycle more plastics than ever before. A new initiative by the Public Services Department will enable islanders to drop off their type 5 and type 6 plastics in the same bring banks as their plastic bottles. Tina Norman-Ross, the States Recycling Officer, said “items such as yoghurt pots and sauce bottles and […]

The States of Guernsey Public Services Department set to expand plastic recycling at bring banks to include polypropylene (PP, no. 5) and Polystyrene (PS, no. 6) plastics

December 7th, 2010 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

The States of Guernsey Public Services Department is set to expand the range of household plastic items that can be recycled at the island’s bring banks. Although many products are generally referred to as plastic, they are made from a range of different materials. Until now only two of these could be recycled locally, but […]