Recycling just got easier in East Dunbartonshire


Jo Swinson welcomes the new recycling resources in East Dunbartonshire

Recycling just got even easier for the residents of East Dunbartonshire as the Council secured funding of £16,000 to provide sixteen brand new can recycling banks. Jo Swinson welcomed the new resources for recycling. She said, “People in East Dunbartonshire are environmentally aware. The easier we make it for people to recycle, the more we can do to protect the environment.”

The banks, the first of their kind in Scotland, take all food and drink cans. Councillor Vaughan Moody said, “We must continue to improve our record on recycling as our target is to recycle 25% of household waste by 2006. Currently we are achieving a rate of about 10.5%. These new banks should help push that figure up even further as recycling is made even more convenient for local people.”

New can bank locations

  • Bishopbriggs: Auchinairn Bowling Club, Auchinairn Rd and Asda in Kirkintilloch Road
  • Kirkintilloch: Tyrewise in Lairdsland Rd, Sainsbury’s in Southbank Drive, the William Patrick Library in West High Street and St. Mary’s Church in Townhead.
  • Bearsden: Asda in Milngavie Road and the Glebe Car Park in Roman Road
  • Milngavie: Tesco in Glasgow Road

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