Tag Archive for 'Scott Ogier'

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 […]

Guernsey Airport receives recycling bins sponsored by AFM

August 29th, 2012 by Amalgamated Facilities Management

Guernsey Airport passengers are being encouraged to recycle their rubbish with the installation of dedicated recycling bins, which have been sponsored by AFM. The new bins at Guernsey airport are designed to collect paper and magazines, plastic bottles and also general waste in a separate section. “Guernsey Airport has been recycling these items since 2007, […]

Guernsey’s A to Z recycling guide

March 2nd, 2012 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

Spectacles, car batteries and cooking oil are just some of the more unusual items featured in the new recycling guide being delivered to all Guernsey homes. The easy-to-use two-sided wheel guide includes an A – Z ‘what goes where’, seasonal opening times for all waste sites, and a fridge magnet so the information can always […]

Nine out of ten Guernsey households recycle

December 3rd, 2010 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

NINE out of ten households are now regularly recycling and nearly half are also helping to reduce waste by composting at home, according to a new independent study. The survey, commissioned by the States of Guernsey Public Services Department, was conducted by local research company Island Analysis. Using a combination of an online questionnaire and […]

Public Services unveils waste strategy plan

June 24th, 2010 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

GUERNSEY’S new waste strategy will be based on the widest public consultation the island has ever seen. The public, businesses, parishes, private waste contractors, and other key stakeholders will help shape the island’s future waste management through a programme of workshops, exhibitions and extensive communications. These will form a key part of the ten step […]

The history of Guernsey’s solid waste debate and where we are now

February 5th, 2010 by Scott Ogier

As the waste debate draws near and the key issues threaten to be lost amidst the welter of information and disinformation perhaps a brief recap of history will help put our current situation into perspective. In 2003, the States of Guernsey voted to proceed with a 70,000 tonne incinerator but in 2004 I brought a […]

Deputy Scott Ogier’s speech on kerbside recycling to the States of Deliberation in May 2009

May 25th, 2009 by Scott Ogier

I think we can all acknowledge we aren’t going to solve all environmental problems on our own, that it is going to take united action across a number of broad fronts to solve the problems associated with mankind’s environmental footprint. Our larger neighbours need to take action and they are attempting to. Some people say […]

Scott Ogier’s speech during the States of Deliberation Energy Policy debate in June 2008

June 25th, 2008 by Scott Ogier

Well I am glad to finally get to the Energy Policy. Much has been said already, I would, however, like to make a few salient points. It is fair to say the members of the group did not all start out of the same mind. As documents were read, presentations viewed and events attended we […]