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Waste and recycling bid is a winner

Reference: 
124/12
Date: 
Thu, 11/22/2012

East Cambridgeshire District Council has successfully won a £5 million bid from Central Government to fund a new recycling service and retain weekly waste collections.

The funding, from the Department for Communities and Local Government’s ‘Weekly Collection Reward Scheme’, means residents will find it easier to recycle more of their waste with the new service being introduced in late 2013 or early 2014.

The current brown sack and black box collection system will be replaced with:

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Waste and recycling bid is a winner

Bidding to increase recycling and retain weekly collections

Reference: 

052/12

Date: 

24/04/2012

An outline bid has been put together by East Cambridgeshire District Council to the Government for money to make it easier to recycle more of the district’s waste while keeping weekly rubbish collections.

The Department for Communities and Local Government announced a £250m scheme last year for local authorities to bid for funds to increase the quality of waste collection and make it easier to recycle.

The District Council has submitted a bid for nearly £5m to deliver the following:

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The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Bidding to increase recycling and retain weekly collections