DEC 00] NUNEATON & BEDWORTH BOROUGH COUNCIL NEWS
Plea To Recycle Christmas Waste
rubbish sacks fill with Christmas waste, people are being urged to
consider a trip to their nearest recycling banks.
plea has been made by Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council, who
collected almost a tonne of rubbish from each house in the borough
is a time when the most waste is created, with the disposal of trees a
people who are being green are being asked to do so over a period of
time, to prevent recycling banks overflowing immediately after
are being urged to buy a “reusable” tree with roots and plant it
in their garden so they can dig it up and use it next year.
who have got trees that need to be thrown away at the end of the
festive season can take them for recycling on 6 January between 9am
and 1pm at Pingles Leisure Centre and Bedworth Leisure Centre.
rubbish, such as empty bottles, cans and wrapping paper, also adds to
the load for the council. Much of the waste collected from wheelie
bins ends up in landfill sites.
Pat Henry, chair of the Environmental Health Committee, urged people
to consider a trip to recycle rubbish, saying:
New Year is an ideal time to make a resolution to recycle as much of
your waste as possible, but please stagger your visits to the
recycling banks to prevent a huge demand on the banks in the first
week of January.
will enable the council to cope with the additional materials for
recycling and prevent overflowing banks."
further details, and for the location of recycling centres in Nuneaton
and Bedworth, please contact the council’s Recycling and
Environmental Officer, Christine Lord on 024 7637 6170.