CENTRE OF ATTENTION: The HWRC
at East Tullos, Greenbank Crescent, Aberdeen.
The council has previously advised people to use HWRCs
to dispose of their waste.
"The composition analysis also shows that 50 per cent of the black bag waste deposited at HWRCs
could be recycled at the kerbside and a further 13 per cent could be recycled using the facilities available at those sites.
A report will be published "shortly" by the council detailing progress on finding a replacement for Wedal Road - but it is not expected to be an announcement of a new HWRC
site and this is not expected to be imminent.
"If Brunswick HWRC
closes, fly-tipping will become an even bigger problem across the city and cost more to clean up."
(Following the change in the town council's administration in May this year, officers have been looking at ways of addressing the issue, in particular plans to extend opening hours for the borough's two Household Waste Recycling Centres HWRCs
) at Fryers Road, Leamore, and Merchants Way, Aldridge.
In terms of the HWRC
, the report said the volume of waste deposited at the recycling centre was on a"much higher scale"than previous years.
"This decision will not affect the closure date of Wedal Road HWRC
"We plan ahead for increased volumes of waste at all our HWRCs
over the festive holiday periods, and skips may need to be emptied more often than usual, but it is not the case that the council does not have available drivers to service the centres.
The website also advises consumers on how to 'recycle the rest' with a new paint recycling locator provided by Recycle Now in partnership with Valpak which allows users to find their nearest Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC
) to recycle their unwanted paint.
A council spokesperson said: "Over 36,000 people have now registered their cars to use Kirklees' Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC