Tag Archive for 'recycling in Guernsey'

What can be recycled at Longue Hougue facility and opening hours

August 4th, 2012 by Richard Lord

The Longue Hougue recycling facility is reached by a turn-off to the east from Bulwer Avenue. The sign at the entrance to the Longue Hougue recycling facility provides information on opening hours and what can be recycled. Opening Hours

What is it going to take to cure our wasteful society?

June 24th, 2012 by Richard Lord

The St Peter Port Constables ask that St Peter Port residents place their household waste for collection in the appropriate location after dark on the evening before the morning of collection. St Peter Port parish distributes a notice to all households, which states “only one bag of refuse is anticipated from each domestic household within […]

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 […]

WRAP’s Recycle Week is from 20 to 26 June 2011

June 6th, 2011 by Events

Recycle Week is an annual event to highlight the many ways we can increase our community’s recycling rate. The States of Guernsey Public Services Department continues to increase the number of items that can be recycled so that our community can breach the 50 percent recycling target set for household waste by the States of […]