At the council’s Development and Infrastructure Committee on 30th March, a successful motion by Green councillor Steve Sankey meant that the decision to close the centres has been deferred with more reports to follow.
The site will be open from Tuesday to Friday for the first week and then Monday – Friday each week thereafter, from 8am to 4pm, with last entry at 3.45pm.
From Monday 23rd of November
The recycling centre at St Margaret’s Hope will re-open on Tuesday 24 November.
“Lots of happenings at Ousdale as usual – most importantly we saw the inside of the broch filled with gravel, to inhibit the growth of weeds and ensure a more stable surface. “
2.4 million tonnes of household waste was generated in Scotland in 2019, a slight increase from 2018.
“Why people should choose to drive out to a beauty spot, or place of historical/archaeological interest, to dump their rubbish, is beyond me “
Thousands of tons of waste is being generated every day by PPE in household, care home and hospital settings.
“With over 2 million tonnes of household waste generated in 2018 and a target to recycle 70% of that by 2025, our projected incineration capacity just doesn’t add up.” FOE
Researchers at Robert Gordon’s University are keen to find out the views of Orcadians on having an Anaerobic Digester plant in the islands.