Tag Archive for 'Public Services Department'

Learning about kerbside collection of recyclable material in Guernsey

February 18th, 2014 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

Kerbside collection of recyclable material in Guernsey begins in March 2014. The States of Guernsey Public Services wants to answer any questions islanders might have about the collections. Information packs are being sent to all households before the launch of the interim scheme on 10 March 2014. Islanders will also receive a year’s supply of […]

Kerbside Recycling bags delivered to Guernsey homes from next week

February 13th, 2014 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

More than two million specially designed bags have been produced for Guernsey residents to use when the new kerbside recycling collections are introduced in March 2014. A supply of the bags, made from recycled plastic, will be delivered to every household from the week beginning 17 February 2014. They will be used for mixed recycling, […]

Where to drop off real Christmas trees for recycling in Guernsey?

December 23rd, 2013 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

The States of Guernsey Public Services Department have organised the recycling of real Christmas trees. Between 27 December 2013 and the end of January 2014 real Christmas trees can be dropped off at the following locations: Earlswood, Ville Baudu, Vale Queux Patio Plants, Queux Manor, Rue Du Preel, Castel Le Friquet garden centre, Castel States […]

Guernsey’s parishes agree to PSDs kerbside recycling scheme

June 25th, 2013 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

Kerbside recycling could be launched in late 2013 or early in 2014 after all ten Guernsey parishes signalled they were keen to be involved. The States of Guernsey Public Services Department has been liaising with the Douzaines since March 2013, when it announced plans to introduce kerbside recycling for most materials currently collected through the […]

Guernsey’s food waste highlighted by the Public Services Department

June 25th, 2013 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

The States of Guernsey Public Services Department is highlighting just how much food is currently going in the bin to help encourage islanders to reduce this waste. The States of Guernsey department unveiled its latest campaign outside the Town Market, in St Peter Port where it has installed stacks of tyres and a pile of […]

Black plastic has nowhere to go in Guernsey but the Mont Cuet landfill

January 27th, 2013 by Richard Lord

At the end of November 2012 the States of Guernsey Public Services Department changed the labelling of the bring banks accepting plastic, and specified that black plastic would no longer be accepted but all other clean, food container plastic (not Styrofoam food trays, film or plastic bags) would be accepted at Guernsey’s bring banks. The […]

Reduce weight of household waste to reduce the parish refuse rate

January 23rd, 2013 by Richard Lord

The States of Guernsey Public Services Department offers Guernsey residents the option of recycling a very large assortment of materials at the bring banks, at the Longue Hougue recycling facility, and at Chouet for green (garden) waste, but many people in our community do not use these facilities. The imperative to recycle is greater than […]

Black plastic no longer accepted for recycling at Guernsey bring banks

December 4th, 2012 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

The States of Guernsey Public Services Department aims to increase the amount of plastic recycled locally by simplifying the system for islanders. All plastic packaging will now be accepted at the bring banks, with the exception of any black items and thin films, such as the seals on food containers, polythene and carrier bags. Although […]

Longue Hougue recycling facility extends life of Mont Cuet landfill

October 7th, 2012 by Richard Lord

The Longue Hougue Recycling facility off Bulwer Avenue, St Sampson accepts a wide assortment of household items for reuse and recycling. This facility diverts discarded materials from Mont Cuet – the one remaining rapidly filling landfill in Guernsey. The sign at the entrance to the Longue Hougue recycling facility informs the visitor what can be […]

Longue Hougue Recycling Facility now offers rigid plastic recycling

September 19th, 2012 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

The States of Guernsey Public Services Department is expanding plastics recycling to include a host of everyday household items. The Longue Hougue Recycling Facility now accepts “rigid plastic”, which includes a huge range of items from washing up bowls and buckets to garden furniture and children’s toys. Unlike the household plastics collected at the bring […]