Carterton goes green for week to aid environment

Witney Gazette: West Oxfordshire District Council recycling officer Sian Stokes West Oxfordshire District Council recycling officer Sian Stokes

CARTERTON residents will be encouraged to do their bit to improve the environment next week.

Carterton Town Council is staging Carterton Goes Green Week, with the help of West Oxfordshire District Council recycling officer Sian Stokes from Monday to Saturday.

Events include a litter pick setting off from the town hall, in Alvescot Road, on Monday from 10am to noon, followed by refreshments and bike security marking at the town hall until 2pm.

On Tuesday there will be a recycling roadshow at Tower Court, in Alvescot Road, where free recycling boxes and food caddies will be handed out from 10am to 1pm.

The Love Food, Hate Waste campaign will be promoted at the market in the town centre on Thursday, with free recipe books, reusable bags and tips on how to cut food waste available from 10am to 1pm.

Recycled compost will be given away at Alvescot Road recreation ground on Friday from 10am to 1pm, with compost bins available at discounted prices.

On Saturday there will be a swap-shop and craft event at Brown’s Hall, from 10am to 3pm, with sewing and embroidery tuition available.

For more details, see the town council website.

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2:23pm Fri 18 Jul 14

wendy25 says...

perhaps all the residents that find it acceptable to have bonfires, could think before lighting up! Especially those in the Corbett Road/Crescent, area , including the funeral director!! We should all do our bit to help the environment, we all have very good recycling service for garden waste etc, NO NEED for bonfires.
perhaps all the residents that find it acceptable to have bonfires, could think before lighting up! Especially those in the Corbett Road/Crescent, area , including the funeral director!! We should all do our bit to help the environment, we all have very good recycling service for garden waste etc, NO NEED for bonfires. wendy25
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2:59pm Fri 18 Jul 14

H.J.Harris says...

Funeral Director having a bonfire ? that could be worrying.
Funeral Director having a bonfire ? that could be worrying. H.J.Harris
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8:45pm Fri 18 Jul 14

Greenie27 says...

May as well put someone at the crossroads traffic lights as the amount of people who throw discarded cigarettes out of their car windows is disgusting so can collect quite a few from there.
May as well put someone at the crossroads traffic lights as the amount of people who throw discarded cigarettes out of their car windows is disgusting so can collect quite a few from there. Greenie27
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