Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) – A Growing Waste Problem

Waste Electricals and Electronics Equipment (WEEE) – A Growing Waste Problem Hi there! Andrew here with a new blog post looking at electrical and electronic waste. In today’s world, we depend on electrical and electronic items for everything that we do. From keeping us connected to friends and loved ones, to helping us send emails at…

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Love Clothes Part I: Charity Shops

Hi there, my name is Tanita and I’m the newest member of the Recycling Team. The next series of blog posts will be on the topic of clothes. As someone who loves to go shopping for clothes and pick up a bargain, this is a topic close to my heart! In this blog post I…

The new bins are in! Part 2

Following the previous post about the new bins in Powis, we thought you might be interested to know more about the benefits of the new on-street mixed recycling service and what happens to all of the recycled materials after they’ve been collected. A new mixed recycling bin in Powis What are the benefits of mixed…

New recycling bins in Powis

The new bins are in!

Hi everyone, Martina here. This week I’m reporting on Aberdeen’s first mixed recycling bins which are now up and running in Powis! It’s more exciting than it sounds, really. Residents in Bedford Road, Powis Circle and Powis Crescent saw their neighbourhood transformed from this: To this..  Residents now have a one-stop shop for all of their…

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An event and a challenge

We have a couple of wee announcements to make today. Tomorrow, Saturday 22nd March, we will be taking part in Discovery Day at Satrosphere. It’s part of National Science and Engineering Week and we’ve chosen plastics as our theme. Rachael, Christina and Erica will be there running activities. So come along and join us to design your…

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The Day of the Dragon Masks

Over the past few months, Rachael has been working with Aberdeen’s Chinese community to produce a translated visual guide about waste and recycling services to let people know what they can recycle and how. This is part of an overall project to make information about recycling more accessible for people in Aberdeen who have English as…