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VIDEO: Rise in food waste recycling saves £200,000 in a year

Surrey residents saved an extra £200,000 to help protect essential services last year just by putting more food waste in caddies. Food waste is more expensive to dispose of when it’s thrown in with the rubbish instead of being put in caddies for recycling. The Surrey Waste Partnership – made up of Surrey County Council … Continue reading

ROUND UP: Fire engines to highlight co-responding duties; Have an appy Christmas

Fire engines to highlight co-responding duties Fire engines will be taking on a new look to highlight Surrey firefighters’ role to respond to certain medical emergencies. Surrey Fire and Rescue Service’s 30 fire engines will display artwork about the potentially lifesaving medical support and equipment crews can provide with nearly 440 firefighters now trained up for … Continue reading

Celebrity chef backs Surrey’s home composting campaign

Michelin-star chef and TV star Raymond Blanc is urging Surrey residents to get composting this summer. Mr Blanc, who loves to garden and will soon open his latest brassiere in Farnham, Surrey said: “Composting is a gardening activity you can do all year round. The summer months are a good time of year to either … Continue reading

Surrey more than halves waste sent to landfill

Surrey has saved millions of pounds on its landfill tax bill by more than halving the amount of waste it buries in the ground. In the three year period from 2007/08, the county council reduced the amount of waste it sent to landfill from 64% to 33%. That means Surrey buried around 200,000 tonnes less … Continue reading

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