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Assorted recyclates

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Plastic tubs

Assorted green waste

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Western Isles: Introduction

This Waste Strategy Area consists of the area covered by Western Isles Council.

In 2002/2003, a total of 247 tonnes* of household waste was recycled from this area.

SWF Announcement
On the 16th of August 2004, David Gunn from the SWAG team attended the Strategic Waste Fund announcement at Bennadrove Recycling Facility near Stornoway.  Ross Finnie, Minister for Environmental and Rural Affairs, made the announcement of the £25 million funding allocated to the Western Isles to improve recycling facilities.


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*Figure based on 2002/2003 Local Authority Waste Arisings Survey




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