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Compost scheme in the bag

SOUTH Ribble Borough Council has given away a heap of free compost to gardeners from across the borough.
Working with Lancashire County Council and Amey, 10 tonnes has been handed out as part of the Big Heap project.
Pictured from left to right is: Gareth Emery from Amey, Stephen Bevan, Amey, Rachel Fisher, waste management officer for South Ribble Borough Council and Janine Lund, waste management officer for Lancashire County Council.

SOUTH Ribble Borough Council has given away a heap of free compost to gardeners from across the borough. Working with Lancashire County Council and Amey, 10 tonnes has been handed out as part of the Big Heap project. Pictured from left to right is: Gareth Emery from Amey, Stephen Bevan, Amey, Rachel Fisher, waste management officer for South Ribble Borough Council and Janine Lund, waste management officer for Lancashire County Council.

Heaps of free compost have been given away by South Ribble Council to gardeners from across the borough.

Working with Lancashire County Council and Amey, 10 tonnes has been handed out as part of the Big Heap project.

The compost was produced at the Farington recycling facility and was made using garden and food waste collected in the area.

Leader of the Council, Councillor Margaret Smith said: “It’s fantastic that we are able to give back to the community compost that has been made using green waste from right here in South Ribble.

“Lancashire County Council gave us 10 tonnes to hand out for free and we had collection points in Worden Park, at Bamber Bridge Leisure Centre and Kingsfold Community Centre.

“The project always proves really popular with our green-fingered residents and was helped this year by Amey who provided staff to fill the bags and load them on to the trailers ready to be collected.”

Joe Stafford from Amey, said: “We look forward to being collaboratively involved in many more community initiatives in the future too.”

 

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