Tag Archives: recycling

YARD SALE 2014

The second Wye Yard Sale is nearly upon us and I haven’t even mentioned it yet on the blog. It will take place on Sunday between 10 am and 2 pm. This is a community event whereby if you can … Continue reading

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RECYCLING REPORT

I’ve previously written on this blog about the imminent new waste contract – and specifically as to whether we as a village should support the new corporate contractor (Biffa) or our existing local waste company (Wyecycle). With the new contract … Continue reading

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PARISH HEADLINES – 6

The following is my recollection of the parish council meeting held on Thursday night: Councillor Shoults reported that the Free School have signed a three year lease on the Kempe Centre. There was discussion as to whether to invite Imperial … Continue reading

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WHEREFORE LOCALISM?

At a meeting with Richard Boden last month, I suggested that he write to the parish council to request financial support for Wyecycle until Biffa take over the recycling contract in July. This he has done: 130409wyecycleletter I am happy to … Continue reading

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THE WHYS AND WHY NOTS OF WYECYCLE

I am being lobbied by those on both sides of the Wye recycling debate in advance of a meeting tomorrow (Friday) morning to discuss the future of recycling in Wye. Those who want to see the end of Wyecycle say … Continue reading

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WINNING ON WASTE

To be truly sustainable, a community must have a good knowledge of its waste. How much of it is there? Where does it go? Perhaps it will even have a waste policy – or, even better, a zero waste policy? … Continue reading

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WASTE: PROPER JOB, CHAGFORD, DEVON

Community composting and recycling became popular in the 1990s – nowhere more so than in Wye with the establishment of our own Wyecycle. One of the most successful projects was established in Chagford in 1995. Over the years, with the … Continue reading

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