Tag Archive for 'styrofoam'

Longue Hougue recycling facility extends life of Mont Cuet landfill

October 7th, 2012 by Richard Lord

The Longue Hougue Recycling facility off Bulwer Avenue, St Sampson accepts a wide assortment of household items for reuse and recycling. This facility diverts discarded materials from Mont Cuet – the one remaining rapidly filling landfill in Guernsey. The sign at the entrance to the Longue Hougue recycling facility informs the visitor what can be […]

TED presentation by Eben Bayer: Are mushrooms the new plastic?

October 2nd, 2010 by Richard Lord

Guernsey south coast beach cleans during Beachwatch weekend 2010

September 25th, 2010 by Events

During Beachwatch weekend Environment Department officer Jan Dockerill collected seaborne litter that had been deposited on the beach at Moulin Huet on Guernsey’s south coast.  Jan Dockerill found there were nearly double the number of plastic bottles and Polystyrene and Polyurethane pieces compared to 2009 but in 2009 the tides and wind direction brought less […]

Compostable take-out food packaging available in Guernsey

January 13th, 2009 by Richard Lord

A1 Distributors Ltd. in St. Georges Esplanade, St. Peter Port sells compostable take-out food containers, plates, bowls and soup and drink containers. These containers are made from sugar cane by-products, reed and straw.  If left accidentally in the countryside or on the sea shore these containers, cups, and plates will decompose within a matter of […]