Five hacks to reduce food waste

If you want instant gains in your purse and for the planet, why not get clever and hack some everyday kitchen tasks? By learning just five simple work-arounds to reduce the amount of food you waste, you could start saving right away and do your bit for the environment while you’re at it. You might already do some, like planning …

Christmas card and paper recycling

The countdown to Christmas has begun. Christmas cards are filling post boxes, cardboard-packaged gifts are landing on doorsteps and empty mince pie boxes are piling up high. Luckily, in Surrey you can recycle your festive paper and card with ease. Whether you have empty chocolate boxes, old envelopes or used wrapping paper, there is room in your recycling bin for …

Recycle your winter clothes and bag a saving

With the leaves turning brown and the sky grey, you could help save money that could be spent on essential services by recycling your old winter clothes. Your efforts could also help you go green by supporting the environment. Clothes and home textiles can be recycled easily everywhere in Surrey and doing so could save up to £4 million a …

Mole Valley bin collections update

Friday 17 August, 5pm Amey has reported that bin collections were completed today as scheduled.  If you reported a missed bin by 5pm today, please leave your bin out as three crews will be working tomorrow to catch up on missed collections. Thank you for bearing with us while the new service gets established.  An enormous amount of planning has gone into this change, …

Help prevent fly-tipping in Surrey

This summer, Surrey residents and businesses are being urged to be vigilant when employing traders to dispose of their waste or risk fines of up to £400. Although a rogue trader may fly-tip the waste, it could still be whoever employs them that is fined. To avoid prosecution, residents and businesses must ensure they use a registered waste carrier and …

Changes to Mole Valley’s bin collections

What’s changing? From Monday 6 August 2018, a new contractor will be emptying the bins in Mole Valley.  You’ll see new vehicles and staff who work for Amey and while your bins will still be emptied on the same day, there will be some small changes to collection times: There is no change to the day your bin is collected, …

You did it! Food waste recycling makes huge saving

Surrey residents saved an extra £200,000 to help protect essential services last year…just by putting more food waste in caddies! This year residents are being urged to help further boost savings by recycling even more of their food waste. It’s possible for resident to make such a huge difference with such a simple action because it costs less than half …

Help bag a saving by recycling your clothes and home textiles

The lead-up to summer is when many of us refresh our wardrobes and replace old clothes and home textiles. But don’t throw out the towel or banish your boots just yet; recycle them and help save money and the environment. Simply put clean and dry clothes and textiles in a standard-sized, tied carrier bag and leave it next to your …

Bank holiday bin collections

Surrey Heath On bank holiday weeks, bin collections in Surrey Heath will be a day later than usual. Elmbridge, Mole Valley and Woking In Elmbridge, Mole Valley and Woking, bin collections remain the same on bank holiday weeks.  

Update on bin collections in Elmbridge, Surrey Heath and Woking

Monday 19 March, 7.15 am Update on bin collections in Elmbridge, Surrey Heath and Woking Crews will be out emptying the bins in all three areas this morning following snow at the weekend, so please put your bins out as usual. Some roads are icy, so if the lorries can’t get to your bin, please report a missed collection here.   …