Tag Archive for 'reuse'

Guernsey’s Culture & Leisure Dept has 11 rolls of carpet to give away

September 11th, 2014 by Richard Lord

The States of Guernsey Culture and Leisure Department has about 800 square metres of carpet consisting of 11 rolls that it no longer needs. Most of the carpet is in good condition but two rolls are slightly damaged. Please call Colin Thorburn on 709705 to arrange to see the carpet if you would like to […]

Victorian Walled Kitchen Garden in Saumarez Park needs volunteers, old cards, egg boxes and small gifts

January 31st, 2014 by Richard Lord

The Guernsey Botanical Trust 25 January 2014 ‘Garden Gossip‘ newsletter states that the Victorian Walled Kitchen Garden is now an accredited Guernsey visitor attraction. The beautiful garden expects many visitors in 2014. The garden hopes to open from 10.00 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Tuesdays to Sundays between March and September 2014 and Bank Holidays, but […]

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle at the Homelife show 2013 at Beau Sejour

November 5th, 2013 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

Reducing waste will be a key theme at the Homelife Show 2013 at the Beau Sejour Leisure Centre from Friday 8 November to Sunday 10 November 2013 with extra recycling facilities for exhibitors and visitors. States of Guernsey Public Services’ staff will be on hand with information and advice. The Department’s Reduce Reuse Recycle stand […]

Fashion sale in aid of Les Bourgs Hospice on 22 & 23 September 2013

September 9th, 2013 by Les Bourgs Hospice

Sandie Rowe is organising a ‘buy my wardrobe’ event at St Pierre Park Hotel on 22 and 23 September 2013 where people can buy and sell quality second hand clothes to help raise funds for Les Bourgs Hospice. Mrs Rowe already has a large quantity of designer ladies clothes, shoes and accessories.

Free Waitrose Guernsey seminar on reducing business waste

June 11th, 2013 by Events

The Guernsey Chamber of Commerce invites you to a Waitrose sponsored lunch time seminar from midday to 2 pm on 20 June 2013 at the St Pierre Park Hotel, St Peter Port.. Mike Walters, Operations Manager, Recycling & Waste, John Lewis Partnership (JLP) will speak about efficiencies in reusable waste, including a number of initiatives […]

St Andrew’s Primary School pupils reuse and recycle waste resources

March 18th, 2013 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

St Andrew’s School pupils have been transforming into superheroes to come up with a host of waste-busting ideas. The children, who have been learning about how the island deals with waste, were given a challenge to come up with ideas that a superhero could use to reduce rubbish and promote recycling and reuse. They will […]

Eleanor Carey Foundation’s Bikes for Africa getting ready for shipment

March 3rd, 2013 by Richard Lord

The Eleanor Carey Foundation’s ‘Bikes to Africa’ initiative received more donated bicycles during the weekend of 2 and 3 March 2013. Rachael Le Page, Abby Manley-Gilbert, Tatum Le Patourel, and Ailsa Macgregor, who were friends of Eleanor Carey, braved the cold on Sunday 3 March to accept disused bicycles at Unit 3, Braye Road Industrial […]

Eleanor Foundation wants disused Guernsey bikes for new life in Africa

February 14th, 2013 by Richard Lord

The Eleanor Foundation, set up in the memory of Eleanor Carey, is launching an initiative to collect neglected or disused bicycles in Guernsey for shipment to Re~cycle in Colchester, where they will be sorted, and shipped to Africa. This is a wonderful opportunity for Guernsey residents to clear out their sheds, garages, and outbuildings of […]

Rescue, recycle & revamp at crafty get-togethers in Guernsey on first Friday and Saturday of each month

January 29th, 2013 by Events

Chris Guerin of ‘My Little Shed‘ offers Crafty ‘Get-Togethers‘ at St Martin or Professor Shaw Community Centre on the first Friday and Saturday of each month. The Friday ‘Crafty Get-together’ from 7 pm to 10 pm costs £6.00. On Saturday you can book a half-day for £6.00, either from 10 am to 2 pm or […]

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 […]