Tag Archive for 'recyclates'

Over ninety-percent of Guernsey’s usual household waste is recyclable

February 12th, 2012 by Richard Lord

My household of four people has begun to study how much waste it generates and how much can be recycled each week. Week one In the first week of the study beginning on 28 January 2012, 10,697 grams or about 10.7 kgs of waste was produced in total; 9725 grams or about 9.7 kgs of […]

Parish rates could be reduced with more household recycling

September 22nd, 2011 by Richard Lord

While traveling through St Peter Port on a household rubbish collection day, it is possible to identify households that are not recycling.  Torn-open and thin-film black bin bags and lid-less bins reveal large numbers of bottles and cans that can be recycled. The parish of St Peter Port, like all Guernsey parishes, has to pay […]

Wecycle’s smart new kerbside recycling lorry

August 4th, 2010 by Richard Lord

The Wecycle kerbside recycling collection lorry is well-designed with closed compartments for paper and cardboard collection, and open cage compartments for plastic 1 (PET or PETE) and plastic 2 (HDPE or PE), tins and cans, milk and juice cartons, and for glass bottles. The flatbed of the lorry can be hydraulically tilted so that the […]