Recycling Delay




According to the Echo:

Delay over recycling revolution
By Geoff Percival

THE long-awaited new recycling regime in the Rochford district has been put back for two months and will now not start until July.

The district council’s new waste disposal contractor, Sita UK, will take over the contract in April, as planned, but will not introduce the new system until June.

Originally, the council planned to introduce the new regime gradually across the district, but this idea has now been dropped.

Michael Starke, councillor responsible for recycling, said: “Both our consultants and the new contractors said this would be the wrong way of going about things……

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  • Quote from the Echo:-

    “There will be another wheelie bin provided for both garden and kitchen waste, which can be composted. Kitchen waste will be collected weekly and other recyclables on a fortnightly basis. No decision has been made on how frequently non-recyclable waste will be collected.”

    In your post last December, you said non-recyclable waste would be collected weekly, has anything changed?

  • Sorry, just re-read the December post and it was Kitchen waste collected weekly, so still possible for fortnightly collection of non-recyclable waste.

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