News From Orkney Islands Council A campaign by Orkney Islands Council to boost metals recycling rates in the county has been shortlisted for a national award.
The proposed scheme from the Scottish Government will take in bottles of glass and plastic and also aluminium/steel cans.
The Recycling of metal packaging by householders in Orkney has risen by 19.4% over the last 18 months.
This week people are being urged to reuse or recycle what they no longer want or need rather than throwing things out or hoarding them. Pass it on week – the Big […]
Council pick ups for recycling
“We wanted to play our own part and have been actively seeking ways to stop using conventional plastic packaging wherever possible.”
In Scotland there are no facilities specifically developed for the purpose of recovering or repurposing waste tyres.
Eco Active Orkney was in Tesco, Kirkwall and the Warehouse Building, Stromness on Monday
This year’s focus is on plastic bottles.
The consultation closes on September 25th 2018