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UPDATE - New Glass and Food Waste Container Roll-Out

New Glass & Food Waste Containers

New Glass Recycling Boxes and Food Waste Containers are now being distributed across Torridge in preparation for our revised Waste Collection Service which will be fully implemented from June 2018. 

Week commencing 23rd April the new food caddies and black boxes will be delivered to the following areas on their recycling collection days.

Week Commencing 23/4/2018

Monday 23rd April - Ashwater, Higher Priestacott, Halwill, Whimble Hollacombe, Blagaton

Wednesday 25th April - Hartland / Stoke, Milford, Hardisworthy, Tredown, Welcombe, Darracott, Meddon

Thursday 26th April - Westward Ho!, Atlantic Way, Merley Road, Nelson Road, Golf Links Road, Avon Lane, Park Avenue, Swanswood Gardens, Beach Road, Coral Avenue, Aysha Gardens, Ridgeway Drive

Friday 27th April - Winkleigh, Hollocombe, Ashley, Riddlecombe, Ashreigney

From 30th April the residents in those areas will be able to use their new food caddies and black boxes and should place these containers alongside their green boxes (for plastics) brown bags (for cardboard) and green bags (for paper) at the kerbside as usual. One of our new Romaquip recycling vehicles will collect the recycling.

The food caddie has been specially designed so that once filled, the handle of the caddie is pulled forward and this locks the caddie and prevents any disturbance by rodents, birds or other animals. Residents will be able to throw all raw and cooked food waste (including peelings, egg shells and even bones) into the caddies which can be lined with compostable bags or newspaper. All of this material will then be recycled.

The black box is for glass bottles and glass jars only.

Further Details on how the new service will operate can be found here - http://www.torridge.gov.uk/new-waste-services

20 April 2018