Tag Archive for 'Polystyrene recycling'

Plastic bottle tops can be recycled now but don’t leave them screwed tight on the bottle

January 21st, 2011 by Richard Lord

You may notice next time you go to a Guernsey bring bank that there is a notice below the openings to the bring banks for plastic. The notice says “No bottle tops – Remove and dispose of before recycling.” With the advent of bring bank recycling for plastic number 5 (PP) and plastic number 6 […]

Guernsey recycling of plastics 5 and 6 off to a flying start

January 21st, 2011 by Richard Lord

The Guernsey recycling of plastic 5 (PP) and 6 (PS) became possible today thanks to a Public Services Department and Mayside Recycling initiative. A quick visit to the Salerie Corner bring banks this morning showed there was a pent-up demand for recycling plastics number 5 (PP) and plastic number 6 (PS). Within minutes Mike Weysom […]

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 […]

Recycling of Expanded Polystyrene (EPS)

December 27th, 2008 by Richard Lord

The States of Guernsey Public Services Department announced on 27 December 2008 that clean, white Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) will be recyclable in Guernsey from the 19 January 2009. Members of the public will be able to bring their EPS to two bring bank sites: the Longue Hougue temporary waste facility site and the Mont Cuet […]