Tag Archive for 'solid waste strategy'

High recycling rates achieve the best cost profile and the best environmental performance

February 14th, 2012 by BBC

BBC Guernsey‘s Kevin Stewart interviewed Andy Bond, ex-director of May Gurney, and current director of Bryson Recycling systems in the UK, just after 11.30 am on 14 February 2012. Kevin Stewart: Andy, can you talk us through the work of what you did at May Gurney and now what you are doing at Bryson Recycling […]

Recycling Guernsey household waste saves parishioners’ money and is good for Mont Cuet

February 12th, 2012 by Richard Lord

The States of Guernsey Public Service Department is bringing to the States of Deliberation a solid waste strategy for debate in late February 2012, which calls for a recycling target of 70% by 2025. Guernsey household waste accounts for about one third of the residual waste going to the Mont Cuet landfill. The other two-thirds […]

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 […]

Have your say on Guernsey’s solid waste strategy at the drop-in session on 14 and 15 May 2011

May 6th, 2011 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

The next solid waste strategy public consultation ‘drop-In’ session will be held on 14 May from 10 am to 5 pm and on 15 May from midday to 4 pm. These sessions will take place in the Nerine Lecture Theatre at Le Friquet Garden Centre, Castel.

The solid waste issue is a classic victim of the States’ endemic inability to take decisive action

December 20th, 2010 by Peter Roffey

I usually tend to feel that Deputy David De L’Isle protests rather too much over the Public Services Department’s handling of the island’s waste problem. It seems like a quiet news month when the former Environment Minister hasn’t called for the whole board of PSD to resign over the issue at least once. However there’s […]

Zero Waste Expert Professor Paul Connett returns to Guernsey for 20 September presentation

September 1st, 2010 by Events

Emeritus Professor and Zero Waste expert Paul Connett returns to Guernsey to give a free public presentation on “How to achieve Waste minimisation and Zero Waste” in the Harry Bound room at Les Cotils at 7.30 pm on 20 September.  His expertise and vast knowledge of the subject will help inform our community about the […]

G-CAN holding a meeting about Guernsey’s solid waste consultation process

August 25th, 2010 by Rosie

The States of Guernsey Public Services Department (PSD) are embarking on a widespread public consultation as part of the formation of their next ‘Solid Waste Strategy’. This consultation process is starting with two workshops on the 8th & 9th September to which Guernsey Climate Action Network (G-CAN) has been invited to send a couple of […]

A Modern, Sustainable Treatment of Solid Waste in Brittany, France

January 24th, 2009 by Professor Nicholas Day

Decision time is approaching for the treatment of Guernsey’s waste. A range of approaches can be expected in response to the call for tenders. At one extreme is likely to be the solution adopted by Jersey, for a large mass burn incinerator to handle, at great expense, the great bulk of the waste stream.  More closely attuned to […]