1,300 tonnes of waste recycled at local bring banks
KILKENNY householders’ recycling efforts are enough to make other counties Green with envy.
New figures released by Kilkenny County Council reveal local householders prevented a whopping 1,300 tonnes of waste going to landfills by recycling material at local bring centres during the first nine months of this year.
A breakdown of the figures shows the 44 individual recycling bring banks across the county are consuming a huge volume of clean household waste. Material collected up to the end of September includes: 493 tonnes of clear glass, 441 tonnes of green glass, 303 tonnes of brown glass, 40 tonnes of steel and 42 tonnes of aluminium.
The council’s environment department said it will consider adding more recycling locations across the county as it reviews operations over the coming months.