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Cheshire East recycling centres could face axe amid budget cuts

Cheshire East recycling centres could face axe amid budget cuts

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Recycling sites across Cheshire East are under threat as the council looks to make savings ahead of the contract’s renewal.

CEC Cabinet members voted to launch a consultation on plans to close some of the borough’s eight recycling centres.

November 11, 2020
Children’s shoe recycling hub launches in South Cheshire

Children’s shoe recycling hub launches in South Cheshire

A children’s shoe recycling hub is being launched in South Cheshire with support from housing association The Guinness Partnership and charity Sal’s Shoes.

The hub will collect and redistribute school shoes to children living in the Crewe area.

September 18, 2020
Vehicle reg system back at Pyms Lane recycling centre

Vehicle reg system back at Pyms Lane recycling centre

Cheshire East Council has reintroduced a vehicle registration system at the Pyms Lane household waste recycling centre due to congestion.

July 10, 2020
Cheshire East Council household recycling centres to reopen May 11

Cheshire East Council household recycling centres to reopen May 11

Household waste and recycling centres in Cheshire East will reopen on Monday May 11, the authority said today.

But residents are warned there will be restrictions and traffic management in place.

May 5, 2020
New Food Caddy to be issued to homes across Cheshire East

New Food Caddy to be issued to homes across Cheshire East

Families across Nantwich and Crewe will start receiving the new Cheshire East Council food caddies from January 6.

It’s part of the authority’s new food waste recycling service and will see caddies rolled out over the next six to eight weeks.

January 3, 2020
New food waste recycling for Crewe and Nantwich to launch in January

New food waste recycling for Crewe and Nantwich to launch in January

A new food waste recycling service for Cheshire East residents will start in January 2020.

People will start to receive a small green food caddy from January 6.

November 30, 2019
Highfields pupils in Nantwich crowned recycling champions

Highfields pupils in Nantwich crowned recycling champions

Pupils from a Nantwich school have been crowned recycling champions for Cheshire East with their efforts to reduce, reuse and recycle waste.

A record 180 pupils from 50 of the borough’s primary schools took part in the junior recycling officer scheme run by environmental services company Ansa.

July 30, 2019
Cheshire East Council says only 5% of rubbish makes landfill site

Cheshire East Council says only 5% of rubbish makes landfill site

By Stephen Topping
Less than five per cent of household rubbish in Crewe and Nantwich is now being sent to landfill, says Cheshire East Council.

They say their new Cledford Lane environmental hub near Middlewich has played a big part in cutting landfill amounts.

May 22, 2018
Nantwich firm in court after worker lost arm in machine accident

Nantwich firm in court after worker lost arm in machine accident

A recycling company in Nantwich has been fined after a young worker lost his arm when he was dragged into machinery.

An employee for Nick Brookes Recycling Limited was dragged into the unguarded conveyor in Wardle, resulting in his right arm having to be amputated up to his shoulder, Chester Crown Court was told.

May 26, 2016
Plans for new recycling depot for South Cheshire unveiled

Plans for new recycling depot for South Cheshire unveiled

A new recycling and refuse plant is to be built in South Cheshire, replacing Pyms Lane which is to be sold to Bentley.

Cheshire East Council wants to build a multi-purpose depot on the site of the disused Ideal Standard factory in Middlewich.

December 20, 2014
Fire crews rescue Nantwich recycling worker trapped in machine

Fire crews rescue Nantwich recycling worker trapped in machine

A man was rescued after being trapped in machinery at a warehouse in Wardle, near Nantwich. The worker was found trapped at a recycling plant on Green Lane.

August 8, 2013
Robot to recycle Christmas cards on Nantwich town square

Robot to recycle Christmas cards on Nantwich town square

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.

January 3, 2012
Nantwich residents help slash landfill waste by 1,000 tonnes

Nantwich residents help slash landfill waste by 1,000 tonnes

Nantwich residents have helped reduce the amount of waste being sent to landfill in Cheshire East by 1,000 tonnes. A new silver bin which allows families to recycle more, using just one bin, means residents no longer have to sort their recyclables at the kerbside.

November 15, 2011