Posted: Mon 21st Mar 2016

Recycling And Waste Collections This Easter

This article is old - Published: Monday, Mar 21st, 2016

Bridgend County Borough residents are asked to please take note of the recycling and waste collection arrangements this Easter. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Recycling and waste collections will be as normal on Good Friday, but there won’t be any collections on Monday 28 March so collections will be one day later than usual for the remainder of that week up until Saturday 2 April. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Residents are also reminded that they can register now for Bridgend County Borough Council’s green waste collection service which is returning this spring. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Fortnightly collections will make it possible to recycle green waste including plants, flowers, weeds, grass, leaves and hedge clippings. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The service will run during the main growing season between Monday 4 April and the end of October, and residents can sign up to the service for a one-off payment of £27 per household, with a discounted rate of £23 for pensioners. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Once payment is confirmed, households will be supplied with two reusable sacks for their green waste which will be collected every two weeks on the same day as their black bags. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Councillor Hywel Williams, Bridgend County Borough Council Cabinet Member for Communities, said: “This convenient scheme is run with our recycling partners Kier and all of the green waste collected in Bridgend County Borough is taken to local firm Cowbridge Compost and turned into a compost fertilizer.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Residents can register for the garden waste collection scheme by calling the council on 01656 643643 and having their payment details ready. The first garden waste collections will then take place during the week commencing Monday 4 April. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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