Given the challenges described, we have to be realistic in terms of what the Council can do to increase recycling in order to meet the Government targets.
The Waste Strategy will set out the principles for how we will manage Swindon’s waste, along with some specific measures we will introduce in the first 12 months to improve our recycling rate. We would like to hear from you about these proposals, outlined below.
tonnes of metal cans were put in the black bins/blue bags last year
Putting all cans in the recycling box would have saved almost £190,000 in disposal costs last year