One requirement of the contract with our pratners Serco is that it reduces the current carbon emissions of the service. Serco are aiming to reduce carbon emissions by 40%, by re-routing the collection rounds, and using vehicles powered by bio-diesel. This is in addition to the substantial amounts of energy that is being saved by recycling valuable materials such as plastic, aluminium and steel. As well as reducing our emmission of greenhouse gases by composting organic garden waste.
- Recycling & Waste
Information about Charnwood Borough Council's Waste & Recycling schemes and policies
- Recycling Banks
Locations for Recycling Banks, Sites & Centres for recycled materials including household waste.
- Environmental Services Contract - Faqs
Frequently asked questions about the new Environmental Services Contract
- Leicestershire Waste Partnership
Information and advice about the Leicestershire Waste Partnership - sustainable waste management and resource use.
- Junk Mail
information on how to avoid unaddressed mail
- Don't Muck Around Awards 2014
Information about Charnwood Borough Council's Don't Muck Around Awards 2014.
- What Happens to My Recycling?