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Waste and Recycling Press Releases

Press Releases: Waste and Recycling

  • Recycle+ is working - thanks to residents in Neath Port Talbot
    14 March 2017

    ‘Thank you for all your patience and hard work’ is the message from Neath Port Talbot Council as the Recycle+ rollout is nearly complete. By the end of this month close to 100% of residents in the County Borough will be on the new recycling system.

  • ‘Clean up or face a fine’ warning issued to dog owners
    13 March 2017

    Dog owners who use Aberavon Seafront are being warned to clean up after their pets or face being fined

  • Neath Port Talbot Council to introduce new Garden Waste Collection Scheme
    22 February 2017

    Following a review of Neath Port Talbot’s current garden waste collection arrangements, the Council will be introducing new reusable bags for households to present their green waste for collection. The reusable bags will be easier to fill and will reduce the amount of waste created from the use of single use plastic bags.

  • Unauthorised Waste Removal Services Fined for Fly Tipping
    06 January 2017

    Neath Port Talbot Council are warning residents to be aware of cheap removals services who are fly-tipping their waste and pocketing the cash. Neath Port Talbot Council has successfully prosecuted two people for illegally dumping waste following investigations of waste deposited on public land.

  • Recycling Collection Delays in Neath Port Talbot
    03 January 2017

    The Council’s Waste Management Service is experiencing delays with recycling collections. Residents of Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council are advised that recycling collections are on-going as the Waste Collection crew works to catch up on recycling collections.

  • Eight Top Recycling Tips for Neath Port Talbot this Christmas
    20 December 2016

    Some recycling tips from Neath Port Talbot Council for the festive period.

  • Bulky Waste Collections Join Suite of Neath Port Talbot Council Online Services
    14 July 2016

    More than 5000 items of bulky waste were collected by Neath Port Talbot Council in the last three months. Many of these were white goods which would have been dumped years ago, but are now recycled. Residents disposed of 385 fridges and freezers, 96 vacuum cleaners, 78 washing machines and 63 cookers amongst a host of other items as interest in the bulky collection service has grown.

  • Side Waste Restriction
    06 June 2016

    Neath Port Talbot households will soon be limited in the number of black bags they can present for collection, as the Council prepares to implement its ‘side waste policy’ to improve recycling performance.

  • NPT thanks residents for their recycling efforts
    19 April 2016

    Residents in Neath Port Talbot are doing a great job in recycling their household waste

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