A robot will be in Nantwich town square this weekend to recycle thousands of old Christmas cards.

The card-chomping robot (pictured) was made by young designers during a workshop at Nantwich Museum.

It will be on the square for a special Recycle Your Christmas Cards event between 10am and midday on Saturday January 7 – the traditional Twelfth Night when all Christmas decorations come down.

Lucinda Hodges, Waste Education Officer for Cheshire East Council, will also be at the event to run a gift box activity session for youngsters.

The robot will be resident in the square for Saturday’s event subject to weather.

Organiser Sarah Egerton, who runs lovenantwich.com, said: “Special thanks to the team and young workshop participants at Nantwich Museum.”

*Please note, Christmas cards with glitter on cannot be recycled.

2 Comments

  1. Sarah says:

    The event was planned for the first weekend after the 12th night so children could take part. Didn’t realise it was bad luck though – luckily most people can’t wait to take down their cards so hopefully everyone’s year got off to a good start.

  2. K Greener says:

    12th Night is the 5th Jan. It is bad luck to have decorations up after this day.

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