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Bring Back our Black
Check out the Recycling Tracker Friends of the Earth has compiled for Monmouthshire.
Chepstow Friends of the Earth has joined with Monmouth and Abergavenny & Crickhowell Friends of the Earth to oppose Monmouthshire County Council's switch to co-mingled recycling. All the research has shown that source separated kerbside recycling services like the former Black Box scheme are the best way to deal with our waste:
Yet MCC has extended the co-mingled purple sack collection system to the rest of the county. Collecting all the recycling in plastic sacks which are picked up by a compactor wagon and then mechanically sorted at a Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) is a retrograde step:
Click here to see the Recycling Tracker Friends of the Earth is compiling for Monmouthshire.
Friends of the Earth is calling for MCC to reverse their decision and extend kerbside sorted recycling across the whole county.
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