Bassetlaw residents help recycle 311 elephants’ worth of garden waste

Bassetlaw residents help recycle 311 elephants’ worth of garden waste
 

Bassetlaw residents helped to recycle more than 2,000 tonnes of garden waste in just nine months thanks to Bassetlaw District Council’s new Garden Waste Collection Service.
During 2017 almost 6,500 Bassetlaw residents subscribed to the seasonal collection service, which ran between March and November, and generated 2,177 tonnes of garden waste.
This is the equivalent to the weight of four fully loaded Airbus A380s, 10 Angel of the North statues, 35 British Army Challenger 2 Tanks or 311 adult elephants.
Cabinet member for neighbourhoods, Councillor Julie Leigh said: “The first year of the... read more

 
8 January 2018 in Regional East, Views: 30
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