Tag Archive for 'Waste hierarchy'

UK and EU organisations that provide ideas for recycling and reuse

October 2nd, 2010 by Richard Lord

Association of Charity Shops based in London   Donate, Don’t Waste Campaign for Real Recycling Community Composting Network based in Sheffield Community Recycling Network UK based in Bristol Community Recycling Network for Scotland The CRNS produces a quarterly magazine – Towards Zero Ecomodo – lend and borrow each other’s everyday objects, skills and spaces with confidence. […]

Deputy Flouquet cannot give an assurance that massburn incineration won’t be an option for treating Guernsey’s solid waste

October 1st, 2010 by Bernard Flouquet

This is a transcript of the debate on Deputy Gloria Dudley-Owen’s Amendment on the Waste Hierarchy in the States of Deliberation on 1 October 2010. Deputy Graham Guille asked PSD Minister Deputy Bernard Flouquet for assurance that Guernsey wouldn’t end up again with incineration to deal with our solid waste. Deputy Graham Guille said “In […]

Common plastics and their recycling symbols

October 1st, 2010 by Richard Lord

The table of common plastics and their symbols is published in the Guidance on Applying the Waste Hierarchy Currently only Plastic No. 1 (PET, PETE) and Plastic No. 2 (HDPE) can be recycled at Guernsey’s Bring Banks.  However a Guernsey recycling business is looking at the feasibility of recycling Plastic No. 5. Marks & Spencers […]

A Provisional Report of Results of the Revised Waste Strategy from the first Workshops on 8 & 9 September 2010

September 30th, 2010 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

By Jeff Bishop, BDOR and the States of Guernsey Public Services Department INTRODUCTION Background In February 2010 the States directed the Public Services Department to formulate a revised strategy for disposing of solid waste. Since then, the Department has been carefully considering how best to achieve this and, in particular, how it can involve the […]

Deputy Gloria Dudley-Owen introduces her Waste Hierarchy Amendment to the States of Deliberation

September 30th, 2010 by Richard Lord

Deputy Gloria Dudley-Owen introduces her Amendment on the Waste Hierarchy to the States of Deliberation. In response to Deputy Flouquet’s comment on Deputy Dudley-Owen’s Amendment, Deputy Dudley-Owen relies and a discussion ensues about Article 4.

Deputy Flouquet responds to Deputy Dudley-Owen’s Amendment on the Waste Hierarchy

September 30th, 2010 by Bernard Flouquet

“As Deputy Dudley-Owen said it is a complicated issue that we are discussing here this afternoon although she may have gone somewhat over and beyond the actual amendment itself explaining what the public require from PSD.  I suggest that these are different issues so I will stay clearly within the confines of discussing the actual […]

Developing a new waste strategy for Guernsey

July 23rd, 2010 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

Introduction Following the States’ decision in February and March, the Public Services Department has been tasked with developing a revised waste strategy for the island. The recent history of the waste issue has underlined the need for full and proper engagement with all sections of the community in deciding on the long term solution to […]