Tag Archive for 'black bag waste'

Parish rates could be reduced with more household recycling

September 22nd, 2011 by Richard Lord

While traveling through St Peter Port on a household rubbish collection day, it is possible to identify households that are not recycling.  Torn-open and thin-film black bin bags and lid-less bins reveal large numbers of bottles and cans that can be recycled. The parish of St Peter Port, like all Guernsey parishes, has to pay […]

Friends of the Earth welcomes fortnightly residual waste bin collections

April 11th, 2011 by Friends of the Earth

Welcoming the news that UK councils are increasingly turning to fortnightly bin collections, Friends of the Earth’s Resource Use campaigner Julian Kirby said “Councils deserve praise for ignoring central government diktat on weekly bin collections. “Reverting to weekly black bag bin collections could cost cash-strapped councils more than half a billion pounds and see England’s […]