WASH IT! SQUASH IT!
The Parish Council has been working with North Somerset Council (NSC) to improve and increase local recycling
rates. Other parish councils locally are
also doing this. The less waste sent to landfill, the less landfill tax the Council
will have to pay - which means more funding for other vital services.
We still have more work to do
to improve our recycling so please take note of the tips below and help us reap
rewards for Long Ashton and the environment. Sorting your recycling allows crews to complete the job more quickly. It also helps reduce the amount of litter
that can be left behind after a collection
Wash and squash
Rinse all jars
carrier bags to separate materials, except glass, which should be placed
directly in your box so it can be seen.
broken or dirty glass or plastic containers! Your recycling is collected by
Place all clothes
and shoes in a plastic bag to keep them dry (even if damaged)
in a clear plastic bag before putting them in your box
Put Cardboard, brown
paper and wrapping paper together
Metal lids from
your glass jars or bottles should be removed and placed with your tins, cans
newspaper and magazines go together
remember, black plastic is not currently recycled; other coloured plastic is
North Somerset Council can provide you with a low cost
compost bin and can replace a broken recycling box.
The recycling and waste collection service is provided by North Somerset Council. For information about all aspects of the service look at the North Somerset website by CLICKING HERE.