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Torfaen County Borough Council

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Services On- going How we work Review our household waste management activities to identify opportunities to reduce carbon emissions. Waste Services March 2023 Community Work with residents, contractors, community groups and the third sector to maximise recycling and increase the opportunity for re- use. Waste Services On- going Community Continue to encourage residents…

… and other places of work. Waste Services On- going How our communities can help Buy less and throw less away. Try switching to reusable items and recycling more and reduce waste. ✓ Choose reusable options e.g. drinking cups. ✓ Choose the product that uses less packaging. ✓ Compost food waste. ✓ Avoid single use plastics. vi. Biodiversity and ecosystem resilience Trees and other…

…. Where this isn’t possible, we must reduce, re-use, recycle and compost more. By reducing the amount of waste sent for disposal and by increasing recycling we can reduce the amount of carbon and other greenhouse gases. What the Council has done already We have opened a Re-use Shop next to our Household Waste Recycling Centre in New Inn to give items that would otherwise be thrown away a new…

… to minimise the amount of food waste they produce and where it is generated, to either home compost it or use the council’s food caddy recycling service. Waste Services On- going How we work Identify and record baseline for waste created internally at Torfaen offices. Property Services On- going How we work Set up targets to reduce and monitor waste from all TCBC offices…

… home. We have begun a plastic bag/film recycling trial. We are working with schools to share waste awareness messages. Our Councillors have stopped using single-use plastic cups at council meetings. Focus What the Council will do Who is responsible By when 12 of 21 Community Increase the amount of household waste that is re-used, recycled and composted. Waste


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