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Tags: Recycling

Last call for Christmas tree recycling for Pilgrims Hospices

Pilgrims Hospices Christmas tree recycling poster

Twelfth Night is approaching fast, and 6th January is also the registration deadline for the real Christmas tree recycling doorstep collection. For Wye and the rest of the Ashford district please register online by midnight 6th January 2022. Volunteers will only collect pre-registered Christmas trees from doorsteps between 15th to 18th January. These trees will be chipped or composted and then reused,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Jan 2022 12:28 by Admin

Tags: Christmas Tree, Fundraising, Pilgrims Hospices, Recycling, Volunteers

Christmas refuse and recycling collections 2021

Christmas 2021 Refuse and Recycling Collection Days

Wye's next household refuse and food waste collection (grey bins or black sacks) is scheduled for Thursday 30th December. Recycling is due for collection on Thursday the 6th January. BIFFA will resume the regular garden waste and bulky item collections after Monday 10th January. Please click here to book a bulk collection online. The Pilgrims Hospices Christmas Trees Recycling fundraising campaign,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Dec 2021 20:30 by Admin

Tags: Biffa, Canterbury, Christmas Tree Recycling, Fundraising, Recycling, Refuse, Thanet, Waste

Fuel shortage - Wye adapts to keep on top of street litter

An overflowing litter bin in Church Street Wye

The fuel shortage is reaching into areas that most people never need to consider. The good news is that the Biffa household recycling and kitchen waste collection went ahead today as normal in Wye. However, the Biffa cage truck that would normally have emptied all the litter bins early this morning, stayed in the yard for lack of fuel. Fortunately, the Parish Council's street cleaner Cecil was on hand... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 14:05 by Admin

Tags: Biffa, Litter, Recycling

Christmas treecycling scheme raised over £17,000 in 2017 for Pilgrims' Hospices

Christmas treecycling scheme raised over £17,000 in 2017 for Pilgrims' Hospices

This year charity volunteers will collect Christmas trees for a donation on the weekend of 13th and 14th January 2018. The Pilgrims' Hospices tree collection service and fundraising event is only available in the Ashford Borough Council area. Online registration will close at midnight on Sunday 7th January. Please register your tree online here, or phone Pilgrims' Hospices on 01233 504111.

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Posted: Wed, 27 Dec 2017 15:00 by Admin

Tags: BIFFA, Charity, Fundraising, Pilgrims' Hospices, Recycling, Volunteering, Waste