recycling

Christmas tree recycling boost for borough

Published on January 29, 2020 at 11:10 am

A total of 250 real Christmas trees have been donated to Rossendale Council for recycling.

Environmental officers have been busy disposing of and recycling the trees following the offer to collect the real trees after the festive season for just £5.

The trees are being shredded and the organic material will be used for recycling.

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Real Christmas tree collection

Published on December 23, 2019 at 12:01 pm

Rossendale Council will collect your real Christmas tree for just £5.

Any Rossendale residents who will need to dispose of their real Christmas tree in January can organise a collection from the Council.

You can call now to book a collection spot for a maximum of two trees per booking.

No artificial trees, ornaments, tinsel, garlands or lights will be collected.

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Council response to LCC recycling centre decision

Published on May 17, 2019 at 1:56 pm

Rossendale Council has expressed its disappointment about County’s decision to close Haslingden Household Waste Recycling Centre for two days a week. 

Lancashire County Council’s cabinet has also agreed proposals to change opening times to 9am – 5pm all year round.

Responding to the decision, Councillor Jackie Oakes, Portfolio holder for Operations, said:

As a Council, we are very disappointed about this decision.

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New bin wagons roll-out in Rossendale

Published on November 21, 2018 at 11:28 am

A trio of new bin wagons are being mobilised on the streets of Rossendale.

The refuse collection vehicles have been introduced by Rossendale Council as part of a rolling five-year programme to start replacing its ageing fleet of vehicles and improve the service given to residents.

The two 26 tonne and one 12 tonne wagons cost £456,550 in total and will help boost recycling targets, as well as cut down on maintenance costs, vehicle downtime and improve capacity for staff at the Council’s Henrietta Street depot.

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Statement on County Council’s household waste recycling centre proposals

Published on November 15, 2018 at 9:48 am

Rossendale Council has released the following statement regarding latest proposals on household waste recycling centres being considered by Lancashire County Council.

The proposal is for the centre in Haslingden to close two days a week and opening hours changed to 9am to 5pm.

Councillor Jackie Oakes, Portfolio Holder for Operations, said:

“We are very worried about this proposal.

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Let’s get recycling right

Published on September 24, 2018 at 9:50 am

Rossendale Council is supporting national Recycle Week.

Organised by Recycle Now, it is encouraging residents to go “above and beyond” to protect the environment by getting their recycling right.

This means not only recycling but making sure that we put the right things in the right bin.

Recycle Now, the national recycling campaign for England, says people are more motivated than ever to care about the environment thanks to things like the hit TV show Blue Planet II and the campaign to cut unnecessary plastic.

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Council call on recycling

Published on March 26, 2018 at 9:49 am

Rossendale Council wants everyone to be fantastic at their recycling to help reduce the amount of incorrect items entering the recycling process.

The Council is encouraging residents to take a fresh look at their recycling, making sure everything is going in the correct bin.

Your grey recycling bin is for paper and cardboard.

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Bin collection changes due to weather

Published on December 11, 2017 at 10:26 am

Due to the weather conditions, the waste and recycling teams were unable to complete all of last week’s collections.

The Council will be deploying additional resources tomorrow (Tuesday December 12) to catch up with these outstanding collections and would ask residents to leave their bins out for collection until we empty them.

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