Three More Bottle Banks At Sites In The Cotswolds

Contact Us
info@cotswoldswebsite.com

Website design and hosting by Commatic


Cotswold Blog

The Cotswold Blog is a collection of diary entries, news, gossip and other Cotswold related information.

Three More Bottle Banks At Sites In The Cotswolds

Recycling facilities in the Cotswolds have been boosted with the introduction of three new plastic bottle recycling banks.

The new containers, which are for the collection of all types of plastic bottles, have been sited at the Westwoods Centre in Northleach, Temple Guiting Village Hall and Cirencester College.

There are now 29 plastic bottle banks spread across the District and most residents live within just a few miles of their nearest facility.

Waste Manager Scott Williams said: "The kerbside collection of plastic bottles is not economically viable in the Cotswolds given the high volume, low weight and low value of the material and the large distances the collection vehicles would have to travel.

"However, by increasing the number of recycling banks we are trying to make it as easy as possible for residents in the District to recycle more of their waste."


Posted : 16/10/2007 11:08:15

Other recent Cotswolds news items

Scout Group set to benefit from council grant

Plans for the interior fit out of a Scout Group hut in Chipping Norton have been given an 18,000 funding boost from West Oxfordshire District Council. The new fit out is for a brand new hut to be... [more]

Woodstock's outdoor heated pool reopens for summer on Saturday 22

Woodstock's outdoor heated swimming pool reopens for summer on Saturday 22 April. With a 25 metre main pool and a depth of 3.5 metres, it is ideal for diving enthusiasts and there is a separate pa... [more]

Youth club to build new home after major grant funding

Members of a youth club are celebrating after councillors agreed a 50,000 grant to help build their new purpose-built home. The Woodstock Youth Centre will now press ahead with its plans to const... [more]

To view the full Cotswold Blog, click here

Adverts