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Technical Services Department is responsible for waste management, including refuse collection, skip hire and bulky waste, street cleansing and litter picking of main road verges. As part of these services two officers are assigned to the education and publicity involved with informing the general public of the need to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle waste and the Anti Litter Campaign.
The Department is also responsible for grounds maintenance of recreational play areas and burial grounds including burials and the provision and maintenance of floral displays in towns and villages.
The department is responsible for the provision and maintenance of public conveniences and other minor building maintenance work to Council buildings.
The department is also responsible for the design and implementation of environmental improvement schemes to towns and villages.
There is also a licensing section responsible for dogs, entertainment, amusement permits, petroleum, lotteries and street trading.
Our Technical Services include:
NEW ADDITIONAL ITEMS IN BLUE BIN
From the 3rd September 2012 residents are able to place the following additional items in their blue recycling bin:
MIXED GLASS – all colours and sizes of bottles and jars e.g. wine, beer, spirit bottles, sauce bottles and jars, jam and coffee jars, medicine, perfume and aftershave bottles. All bottles and jars must be empty and rinsed out and the caps and lids can be left on. Broken bottles and jars can also be accepted.
CLOTHES– please give charity shops and clothing banks first choice.
SMALL ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES (Maximum size – an average household toaster or kettle) e.g. toasters, kettles, hair dryers, irons, electric toothbrushes, shavers, radios.
NO broken windows, microwave glass plates, Pyrex, cookware, spectacles or lenses, crystal, cups, saucers, plates or ceramics, the glass in electrical appliances is not accepted in blue bins – e.g. TV’s, computer monitors or microwaves.
BLUE BIN RECYCLING
List of items which can and cannot be placed in the blue bin for recycling:-
|PAPER||Plastic packaging or bags around magazines|
|Junk mail||Glossy paper|
|Printed office paper||Hard backed books|
|Telephone directories||Gummed paper|
|Catalogues, brochures||Paper towels or tissues|
|All sizes of cardboard containers||Remove any plastic wrap and|
|to be flattened e.g:||polystyrene from cardboard|
|Egg boxes||Cardboard packaging with food residue in it|
|Toilet roll tubes|
|Kitchen roll tubes|
|Cardboard packaging around|
|e.g. yogurt pots, beans, soup, etc.|
|All sizes aluminium cans/tins||Aluminium foil or food trays|
|All sizes steel cans/tins|
|e.g. food, drinks, sweets or biscuit tins|
|Aerosol cans, empty|
|Paper-based liquid food and drinks|
|cartons e.g. tetra packs such as fruit juice, soup, custard, milk, rice, etc.|
|Plastic Bottles with screw tops :-||Plastic wrapping or cling film|
|e.g. lemonade bottles, water bottles||Plastic bags|
|milk cartons, shampoo, conditioner,||Pringle tubs|
|fabric softener, washing up liquid,||Sauce tubs|
|household detergents, chemical bottles||Plastic cups/plates/cutlery|
|Plastic food cartons :-||Polystyrene or foam trays|
|e.g. washing tablet containers,||Chicken trays|
|butter/margarine tubs,||Ham packets|
|clear/black fruit and vegetable trays,||Cake trays/containers|
|yogurt/dessert tubs,||Bacon packets|
|brown plastic flower pots,||Trays which held any type of raw meat|
|black plastic flower trays/pots|
- All plastic, metal, cartons and glass bottles and jars which have contained food must be thoroughly
washed, rinsed and drained.
- Flatten all cardboard boxes.
- No damp cardboard or paper.
- Aerosols cans must be empty.
- No plastic food containers that have been in contact with any type of raw meat.
- Squash all containers where possible.
- Remove lids from plastic bottles and place in the blue bin.
- All other household waste goes in black bin. THANK YOU.
If you require any further advice or information on recycling please contact Yvonne Lecky at Strabane District Council by phone
028 7138 2204 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Civic Amenity sites are currently located at:
Carricklee Opening Hours
Donemana, Newtownstewart, Plumbridge Opening Hours
Killen Recycling Centre
Winter: 1 October - 31 March
Summer: 1 April - 30 September
All sites are closed on Sundays.
You can contact us at: email@example.com