£100 fines for poor recycling
Cardiff Council is launching its 'Pink Sticker' campaign on 2 March, to encourage all of us to ensure that we place the correct items in our green bags and garden waste wheelie-bins.
The pink-sticker campaign will introduce a five-step enforcement procedure - with the fifth step (for repeat offending) leading to a £100 Fixed Penalty Notice.
You can read more about the pink-sticker scheme, below.
In the meantime, here is what you can put in your green bags (as set out on Cardiff Council's website):
This is what you can't put in your green bags:
This is what you can put in your green wheelie-bin:
This is what you can't put in your green wheelie-bin:
So, from 2 March, if you recycle the wrong stuff, it could cost you £100.
We think recycling is an excellent idea - so let's work together as a community and get this right every time!
In the meantime, here's more information from Cardiff Council about their new pink-sticker scheme:
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