Recycling roadshow in Hastings next week

The public have the opportunity to meet the council’s recycling and waste teams at road shows during National Recycling Week, June 22-26.

Hastings Borough Council (HBC) has joined forces with Recycle Now the national recycling campaign for England, supported and funded by the Government

Now in its 12th year Recycle Week is a celebration of everything about recycling, with this year’s theme being ‘Recycling Around the Home’. The aim of the event is to encourage people to consider all items that can be recycled. Council officers will be on hand to give help and advice about recycling in the home and to recycle more things, more often.

An HBC spokesman said: “More than six out of ten of us now describe ourselves as committed recyclers, compared to less than half when the campaign began in 2004.”

The road show will be at the following venues next week 10am-4pm: June 22, Morrison’s, front of foyer; June 23, Kings Road, opposite Peridot Jewellers; June 24, Silverhill, near Co-op; June 25, Town centre, opposite Body Shop; June 26, Old Town, The Stade.

For more information about waste and recycling visit: www.hastings.gov.uk