Increasing recycling to more than 60% of the District’s waste, from our current 50% level, is a top priority for St Albans City & District Council. In doing so, the District will be one of the top recycling areas in the country.
The Council’s Cabinet will hear about plans to achieve the target at its meeting on 19 July.
Cabinet will consider the introduction of weekly collections for both food waste and recyclable materials. The Council is currently seeking funding from the Department for Communities and Local Government to make it possible to bring in the changes this year.
Cllr Daniel Chichester-Miles, the Council’s Portfolio Holder for Environment said: “We want St Albans to be one of the best recycling districts in the country. To do this we need to invest in new technology and work with our contractors and local residents to support the effort. Securing funds to invest in a new service is a vital part of the process.”
The meeting on 19 July, which takes place at in the Council Chamber at 7:00pm, is open to members of the public. The meeting is also webcast and you can watch it, either live or after the event. See http:\\www.stalbans.public-i.tv/core/
to view the webcast.
Cllr Daniel Chichester-Miles, Portfolio Holder for Environment, St Albans City and District Council, Tel: 01582 766479; Mobile: 07701099503
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Claire Wainwright, Principal Communications and Marketing Officer, St Albans City and District Council, Tel: 01727 819572, E-mail: email@example.com