Free bag of compost during Compost Awareness Week

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Tuesday, May 8th, 2012
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Mayor Charlie Casey and Ruth Colgan from Newry Council

In celebration of Compost Awareness Week 6th – 12th May, gardeners in Newry and Mourne will be able to pick up a free bag of compost this Wednesday 9th May. The compost is supplied by Natural World Products in Armagh, and is made up from the organic waste collected in the brown bin scheme and the Council’s Household Recycling Centres.

Speaking to Newry Times, Mayor Charlie Casey said, “Composting organic waste helps to significantly reduce the amount of waste going to landfill. Householders in the area composted more than 5000t of kitchen and garden waste last year. Newry and Mourne Council want to build on this success and encourage everyone to recycle their food and garden waste in their brown bin or at their local Household Recycling Centre.”

To claim a free bag of compost make your way to Newry, Kilkeel, Warrenpoint, Aughnagun and Camlough Household Recycling Centres on Wednesday 9th May. Due to the popularity of this giveaway and limited availability, customers are advised that they should come early to avoid disappointment and that there is only one bag per customer.

As part of Compost Awareness Week Newry and Mourne District Council is also running a competition on their Facebook page. The winner will receive a wormery to help make their own compost at home. To be in with a chance of winning, visit Newry and Mourne Councils Facebook page and answer the Compost Awareness Week competition question.

http://www.facebook.com/NewryandMourneDistrictCouncil

For those households with no brown bins, who would like to recycle their food and garden waste, they can take advantage of the council’s offer of compost bins (330litres) at the reduced rate of ₤20.

 

For more information on recycling please contact our Recycling Officer.

Tel: 02830313233 or email recycling@newryandmourne.gov.uk

 

Photo l-r: Mayor Cllr Charlie Casey, Ruth Colgan (NMDC)


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