Recycle it right

Are you confused about recycling? We all know it’s the right thing to do, but with so many items that can be recycled it’s not easy to remember the right way to do it. That’s where the Surrey Recycles search tool and free app comes in. Simply enter your postcode and the item and you’ll get an instant answer on… Continue Reading Recycle it right

How to deal with your waste if you’re self-isolating

The Government has advised that anyone who is self-isolating with symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19), including those with a diagnosis of the virus, should treat their household waste as follows: Personal waste e.g. used tissues, disposable cleaning cloths, face masks and gloves can be stored securely within disposable rubbish bags. These bags should be placed into another bag, tied securely and… Continue Reading How to deal with your waste if you’re self-isolating

Compostable products broken down

In the race to cut down on plastic, alternative products labelled ‘biodegradable’ or ‘compostable’ including cutlery, plates, packaging and coffee cups are filling supermarket shelves. These products shouldn’t go in your recycling, food or garden waste bin and might not be suitable for home composting. Here’s why… Food and garden waste in Surrey is recycled using processes that require the… Continue Reading Compostable products broken down

Mole Valley reaches 50th sign-up for refill movement, 12 November 2019

One of Surrey Environment Partnership’s partners, Mole Valley District Council (MVDC), has seen enthusiasm from businesses in their support for the recently-established ‘Refill Mole Valley’ scheme. Over 50 local businesses have already signed up to list themselves as a Refill Station. MVDC only joined forces with founders of the Refill Campaign, City to Sea, in September this year, but more… Continue Reading Mole Valley reaches 50th sign-up for refill movement, 12 November 2019