Archive for October, 2015

Derry/Strabane lowest recycling rate

October 27, 2015

Derry City and Strabane District Council has the lowest recycling rate in Northern Ireland. In the first set of figures released by the Department for the Environment, Derry and Strabane council’s recycling rate was 34.7 per cent. The figures related to the period from April to June 2015. Of the 11 new super councils, which [...]

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Derry: Residents urged to use recycling centres

October 23, 2015

Roe Valley residents are being urged to make use of their local recycling facilities . Recent figures show householders brought 15,099 tonnes of unwanted items to their local centres. Causeway Coast and Glens Council say, however, many residents in the Causeway Coast and Glens (CCG) borough are paying for a service they aren’t fully utilising. [...]

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Galway City named second best area in Ireland for glass recycling

October 22, 2015

Galway City has been named the second best area in Ireland for glass recycling. Figures released by Ireland’s largest recycling company, Rehab Glassco show that both the City and County are above the national average for recycling. During the first 8 months of the year almost 1,200 tonnes of glass was collected in the City [...]

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