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Reduce, Reuse and Recycle at the Homelife show 2013 at Beau Sejour

November 5th, 2013 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

Reducing waste will be a key theme at the Homelife Show 2013 at the Beau Sejour Leisure Centre from Friday 8 November to Sunday 10 November 2013 with extra recycling facilities for exhibitors and visitors. States of Guernsey Public Services’ staff will be on hand with information and advice. The Department’s Reduce Reuse Recycle stand […]

St Andrew’s Primary School pupils reuse and recycle waste resources

March 18th, 2013 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

St Andrew’s School pupils have been transforming into superheroes to come up with a host of waste-busting ideas. The children, who have been learning about how the island deals with waste, were given a challenge to come up with ideas that a superhero could use to reduce rubbish and promote recycling and reuse. They will […]

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 […]

A new Floral Guernsey Schools’ co-ordinator to be appointed in 2013

December 21st, 2012 by Bedell Group

Ann Wragg is stepping down from the role as Bedell Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project co-ordinator after five years. Ann Wragg, Floral Guernsey schools’ co-ordinator, has been instrumental in the management of Bedell Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project – in association with Floral Guernsey – which launched in January 2008 to introduce all primary school-aged […]

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 […]

Guernsey’s PSD shares ideas to reduce holiday waste

December 7th, 2011 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

The States of Guernsey Public Services Department shares some ideas for reducing waste during the Christmas holidays. Portion Control – shops are only shut for a couple of days so there is no need to buy more food than you need. Save money and reduce waste by thinking about how many people you will be […]

Floral St Peters group encourage parishioners to compost their organic kitchen and garden waste

May 15th, 2011 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

PARISHIONERS are being encouraged to minimise green waste and find alternative uses for it by the Floral St Peters group. Compost bins are a convenient and clean way of disposing of organic kitchen and garden waste that could otherwise end up in landfill. Tea bags, coffee grounds, egg shells, small quantities of cardboard and paper, […]

Mayside Recycling deconstructs televisions for recycling

April 28th, 2011 by Mayside Recycling

If you wish to dispose of a television please take it to the Longue Hougue domestic waste recycling facility. From here it will be collected and deconstructed at Mayside Recycling to recycle the components. To find out more about the recycling services provided by Mayside Recycling please visit their home page.  

Guernsey recycling during Easter Bank Holiday weekend

April 22nd, 2011 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

STAFF from States Works and Mayside Recycling will be emptying bring banks as normal throughout the Bank Holiday weekend, including Sunday, to help cope with any ‘eggstra’ Easter packaging. Public Services’ recycling collectors will be on an ‘egg hunt’ at the bring bank sites around the island for the ‘eggstra’ packaging left over from Easter […]