Posted: Thu 7th Apr 2016

Roll Out Of Smaller Waste Bins Continues

This article is old - Published: Thursday, Apr 7th, 2016

Newport City Council is continuing with its programme to replace the larger wheeled waste bins with more slimline versions, as part of its strategy to improve recycling participation and rates in the city. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The on-going roll out, which started in 2014, has already provided smaller bins to two thirds of city households to use for their non-recyclable waste, and they will continue to be collected fortnightly. This final phase of the rollout will ensure that all houses in the city have the same size bins. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Recycled items will continue to be collected weekly, with residents using the existing green and blue boxes, and recycling of all food waste in the brown caddies being collected by our partners Wastesavers. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

If residents already have the slimline bin, this will not be replaced. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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