Category Archives: Recycling

Changes to Garden Waste Collections

From 10 March 2014, Broxtowe Borough Council will be introducing a small charge for garden waste collections. Leaflets have been issued to local residents. Cabinet Member for Environment, Councillor Richard Robinson said: “Regrettably, the Council has decided that in order … Continue reading

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Visit to Mansfield Re-cycling Centre

Recently fourteen of us travelled, by Mini Bus from Bramcote, to see the Veolia Re-cycling Centre in Mansfield.   The trip was made following the talk by Jane Hutchinson (Broxtowe BC Waste & Re-cycling Assistant) to the Bramcote CAT Meeting on … Continue reading

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Battery Recycling – A Follow Up

Councillor Stan Heptinstall has followed up the battery recycling issue. Stan writes : Paul Summers at Broxtowe BC has provided the insight below into battery disposal. Perhaps the Coop needs to be approached about the possibility of reintroducing the service? Stan

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Battery Recycling

Matthew Galtress writes: Last year, the Spar at Bramcote Lane Shops was taken over by the Cooperative. When this happened, the battery recycling box that was in the shop was removed. Now, I want to do the right thing by … Continue reading

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Get Online For Bin Collection Dates

Why waste time, do it online! Broxtowe Residents are being reminded to get online to find out their next bin collection dates. Improvements to the Council’s ‘When’s my bin collection?’ online service mean residents can find the exact date of … Continue reading

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Broxtowe Borough Council to Charge for Green Waste Collection?

Donna Mather has drawn our attention to an item in the agenda for the 7 January 2014 Cabinet Meeting of Broxtowe Borough Council: Charging for Garden Waste Collection  To consider the possibilities of charging for the collection of garden waste … Continue reading

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Recycle and help raise funds for Stapleford

Stapleford Community Group are looking for kind donations of your unwanted items.  Shoes and trainers, bags and clothing are all wanted.   All donated items will be weighed in and funds used to fund further events organised by Stapleford Community Group.          Can you help? … Continue reading

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Bramcote CAT Meeting 2 September 2013 – The Official Unofficial Minutes

Councillor Stan Heptinstall welcomed everybody to the 50th Bramcote CAT Meeting and reflected: This CAT is the only Broxtowe one that meets 4 times a year. It started 12 1/2 years ago in March 2001. It met first at the … Continue reading

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Recycling Opportunities Reduced at Sainsbury’s in Beeston

Broxtowe Borough Council don’t take certain plastic items and foil lined cartons for recycling. It used to be possible to take these to the recycling site at Sainsbury’s in Beeston where that were containers marked to take them. However Sainsbury’s … Continue reading

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Residents and Visitors are encouraged to recycle by Broxtowe BC

Broxtowe Borough Council has installed new ‘dual’ bins to help make it easier for local people to do their bit when it comes to recycling.  The new bins have been installed in Broxtowe’s town centres, with two more to follow … Continue reading

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Recycling Fluorescent Tubes

Richard MacRae writes: From next week there will be a new collection point for you to Recycle your Fluorescent Tubes.

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Update from Councillor Stan Heptinstall MBE – 27 November 2012

I would like to take this opportunity to convey my sincere best wishes to everyone for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  This month I have divided this update into four sections: Meetings and Actions; Awards and Thanks; … Continue reading

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Bin Collection Survey

If you were to ask anyone what their local council does, most people will say ‘they empty my bin’. Of all the services a local council provides this is probably one that we all are affected by and that’s why … Continue reading

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When will my Bin be Collected ?

Dustbin Collections after Bank Holidays are not collected on the usual days. If you go to http://selfserve.broxtowe.gov.uk/ServicePage.aspx?servicePath= Input your Full Post Code – you will then be able to establish when your bin will be collected.    If your dustbin is put … Continue reading

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Unwanted Goods Given New Lease Of Life

Anyone looking to dispose of their unwanted furniture and other bulky items can now give their goods a new lease of life thanks to an innovative partnership between Broxtowe Borough Council and three local charities. From Monday 16th April, residents … Continue reading

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Carton Recycling

Councillor Stan Heptinstall writes: There has been an absence of facilities for recycling cartons at Sainsbury’s in Beeston for the last day or two due to a change in contractor. I have been informed that the new container would be in … Continue reading

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