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Approximately 13 tonnes of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) have been collected across East Northamptonshire in just 6 weeks since a new collection was launched.
Following a successful pilot in Raunds, the Waste team at East Northamptonshire Council rolled out a weekly WEEE collection scheme in mid-December and have already seen a brilliant response.
Cllr Steven North, Leader of East Northamptonshire Council, said "As a Council, we are committed to helping residents with their recycling in the district and are delighted that there has been such a high uptake of the WEEE collection scheme in a short space of time. More »
"But the work doesn't stop here and we encourage East Northants residents to carry on putting out their unwanted electrical items for collection, so we can maintain these high figures and avoid electrical products being sent for disposal unnecessarily."
Since December 2019, electrical items including kettles, speakers, microwaves, printers and other small electrical items have all been collected from neighbourhoods across the district and will now be sent to a dedicated facility for sorting and recycling.
Residents across East Northamptonshire who have unwanted small electrical items should place them out for recycling on their usual collection day in a carrier bag, next to recycling or refuse bins and a full list of items which can be accepted is available on East Northamptonshire Council's website.
Posted: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:41 by Emma Williams
East Northamptonshire Council's Residents' Survey for 2019 is now open. This is an opportunity for residents to give their feedback on public services within the district and where they feel improvements could be made.
The survey can be accessed through the council website at https://www.east-northamptonshire.gov.uk/residentssurvey and is open to all residents of East Northamptonshire.
Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 11:06 by Emma Williams
Raunds Town Council are aware of the problems the flooding at Brick Kiln Road is causing for residents. Whilst it isn't something the Town Council can resolve directly, we have chased the relevant authorities tirelessly on your behalf. We are pleased to say that we've now been informed that the existing drainage is being jet washed to remove the build-up of silt, and a new box culvert is being installed to ensure the water currently not draining from the highway will have a suitable outfall.
Posted: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 11:21 by kate