Tag "Recycling"


Recyclers use bring banks to keep up

BRING banks came in handy over Christmas as people turned to them with extra material generated by the festivities rather than waiting for kerbside recycling.

Get Longue Hougue ‘right’ and recycling rates may rise

AFTER reading the PSD’s waste prevention and recycling officer’s comments in response to a letter in the Press of 27 November, I am shocked. (Open Lines, ‘New Longue Hougue recycling policy ‘‘farcical’’ in comparison to previous one’). I cannot understand how the recycling officer completely fails to grasp the basic concept of recycling. But I’ll come back to the topic of Longue Hougue in a moment.

Kerbside bit of mixed bag

JUST a few months into the island’s kerbside recycling scheme, it would be unfair to rubbish its success. But with an increase of just 0.4% in the recycling rate, even the most environmentally-friendly of juries must still be well and truly out.

The price of being rubbish with waste

HAVING at times been unhappy with what it sees as this newspaper’s unreasonable focus on how much the new waste strategy will cost islanders, Public Services has decided to take the bull by the horns in its latest consultation.

Plans for kerbside collection of glass

AS THE new kerbside recycling is soon to start, it is noticeable that glass has been excluded but bins are still available at recycling sites. I can understand the reluctance to collect glass kerbside for noise reasons alone but that aside, I believe that no glass is now exported and hasn’t been for a long while.