Tag Archive for 'recycle plastic'

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 […]

Recycle Easter egg foil by placing it in the tin bin at Guernsey bring banks

April 22nd, 2011 by Guernsey Recycling Advisory Forum

Make your Foible into a Foil Ball! This Easter the Guernsey Recycling Advisory Forum (GRAF), reminds Islanders to squash any Easter Egg foil into a ball and put into the tin bin at the bring banks. You can roll your foil into a ball – and once it’s about the size of a tennis ball […]

Spent plastic tubepaste tubes made into furniture and roof tiles

April 21st, 2011 by Thomson Reuters

  This video shows what can be done with plastic and metal toothpaste tubes.  Our society shouldn’t be placing plastic in landfill.  With a little ingenuity the things we throw away can be made into versatile, functional and marketable products. This video features on Planet Ark © Thomson Reuters 2011 All rights reserved