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CUTTING DOWN ON WASTE

Monday, December 27th, 2010

The community recycling area is located on the mainroad beside the sheep pens in Callanish.

The recycling skips recover plastic, cans, paper and glass.  There is also a small skip to recycling unwanted clothing items.

There is also a skip for disposal of all electrical items

In addition the weekly general skip is open each saturday between 11am and 1pm.  This is manned by volunteers each week who are there to assist you in disposing of items correctly.

Please remember make good use of your organic bin, put all your food preparation scraps and leftovers in it.  Correct separation is vital.

REDUCE
Send e-cards
Avoid over packaged goods
Hire party accessories
Compost your green waste
Buy gift vouchers

REUSE
BUY A LIVING TREE
BUY RECYCLED
REUSE PLASTIC BAGS
REUSE WRAPPING
REUSE DECORATIONS
USE RECHARGEABLE BATTTERIES

RECYCLE
recycle CHRISTMAS CARDS—put  in your nearest  recycling paper bank, or your organic bin
RECYCLE CHRISTMAS TREES—at Creed park recycling centre or chop it up to fit in your organic bin
RECYCLING CANS AND GLASS BOTTLES & JARS—in your nearest recycle bank
RECYCLE PACKAGING—in your nearest recycle bank

COMMUNITY FENCE WIRE CLEAN-UP SKIP
The Comhairle offer a free Community Fence Wire Clean-up Skip on request We would encourage communities to use this service for the disposal of fence wire to save space in Community Skips. We request that fence posts are separated from fence wire and that all rolls of fence wire are flattened as much as possible. If you are interested in applying for a Fence Wire Clean-up Skip or have any questions regarding waste disposal and recycling then please contact Waste Aware on 709900 or e-mail recycling@cne-siar.gov.uk