Tag Archive for 'PSD'

Longue Hougue recycling facility reopens on 25 June 2012

June 25th, 2012 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

The Longue Hougue recycling and scavenging yard has reopened for business as of 25 June 2012. The summer opening times (from 1 April to 31 October) are Monday to Friday from 7.30am to 4.00pm, and Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays from 8 am to 5 pm. The States of Guernsey Public Services department website lists […]

PSD installs ten on-the-go recycling bins in St Peter Port, Guernsey

June 19th, 2012 by Richard Lord

The States of Guernsey Public Services Department has installed attractive on-the-go recycling bins in areas around St Peter Port where people gather to relax with a soft drink or sit on a bench to have a snack. Each bin has three compartments – one for recycling plastic bottles (plastics 1,2,5 and 6), one for recycling […]

High recycling rates achieve the best cost profile and the best environmental performance

February 14th, 2012 by BBC

BBC Guernsey‘s Kevin Stewart interviewed Andy Bond, ex-director of May Gurney, and current director of Bryson Recycling systems in the UK, just after 11.30 am on 14 February 2012. Kevin Stewart: Andy, can you talk us through the work of what you did at May Gurney and now what you are doing at Bryson Recycling […]

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 […]

Guernsey public presentation on PSD sewage proposal at Beau Sejour on 12 January 2012

January 9th, 2012 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

Guernsey’s Public Services Department invites the Guernsey public to a presentation on sewage treatment and Guernsey’s marine environment at 7 pm on Thursday 12 January 2012 at Beau Sejour Leisure Centre theatre. This subject will be debated by the States of Guernsey later this month. Intertek-Metoc studied the impact of Guernsey’s sewage on the marine […]

Vauvert in St Peter Port to be closed for wastewater network project

July 25th, 2011 by Guernsey Water

GUERNSEY Wastewater will be installing a new surface water sewer in Vauvert as part of its strategic separation of surface and foul water sewers. The project, which will commence on 25 July 2011 and will necessitate the closure of Vauvert for six weeks over the school summer holidays, will be carried out by local contractors […]

Could the loss of the use of the Longue House reclamation site for two years lead to a Suez Mark II?

June 20th, 2011 by Deputy Dave Jones

News on 17th June 2010 that Guernsey airport contractors are to take over the Longue Hougue Reclamation site for an accommodation block and the storing of thousands of tonnes of material for the Airport contract has I believe severe ramifications for any future major industrial recycling initiatives. Any private company wanting to offer this industrial […]

Guernsey Chamber of Commerce to host PSD presentation on Guernsey Airport 2040 project

June 14th, 2011 by Events

The Guernsey Chamber of Commerce is hosting a breakfast seminar on Airport 2040 from 8.00 am to 9.30 am on the 22 June 2011 at the St Pierre Park hotel. The Public Services Department will give a presentation and answer questions on the Airport 2040 project for Guernsey’s business community. The breakfast seminar is free […]

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 […]

Floral St Peters group encourage parishioners to compost their organic kitchen and garden waste

May 15th, 2011 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

PARISHIONERS are being encouraged to minimise green waste and find alternative uses for it by the Floral St Peters group. Compost bins are a convenient and clean way of disposing of organic kitchen and garden waste that could otherwise end up in landfill. Tea bags, coffee grounds, egg shells, small quantities of cardboard and paper, […]