The county council’s Cabinet today approved a proposal announced by leader Tim Oliver not to close any community recycling centres pending a thorough review of Surrey’s waste and recycling service following a series of consultations.
Re-use shops which give a new lease of life to unwanted items dropped off at community recycling centres are up and running in Surrey. The Revive re-use shops are located at recycling centres in Leatherhead, Redhill, Witley and Woking. The shops are treasure troves of interesting items selling everything from furniture, TVs and crockery to bikes, … Continue reading
Following the consultation on changes to Surrey’s community recycling centres, Mike Goodman, Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member for Environment and Planning, said: “We’d like to thank residents for their feedback on our proposals – we’ve listened and as a result I’ll be recommending to the Cabinet that we keep all our community recycling centres open. … Continue reading
Listen to Mike Goodman, Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member for Environment and Planning, talk to BBC Surrey about changes at community recycling centres. Audio courtesy of BBC Surrey
Surrey County Council will continue to accept basic DIY waste at recycling centres as it introduces a scheme that will cut costs for taxpayers. Many councils in the region are bringing in charges for construction waste such as rubble and cement but will not allow any free allowance, whereas Surrey will still let residents drop … Continue reading
Plans to achieve greater value for money for taxpayers from Community Recycling Centres (CRCs) without compromising the service they get have been signed off by Surrey County Council. Proposals include retaining all CRCs and only closing centres at their quietest times to fit in with demand. Planned new charges would only apply to residents dropping … Continue reading
Surrey County Council has launched a consultation on ways to reduce the cost to local taxpayers of running Community Recycling Centres (CRCs) as it strives to continue providing a high-quality service in the face of growing financial pressures. The council has already made savings at CRCs by recycling more of the waste that’s dropped off … Continue reading