Shropshire Council

12 Sep 2017
Townspeople and businesses are being invited to help create a visionary plan which will shape the future of Shrewsbury at a special ‘pop-up’ space. Shrewsbury BID, Shropshire Council and Shrewsbury Town Council are jointly leading this Big Town Plan and are now asking the public to share their ideas and comments as the plan is developed.  An informal consultation HQ has opened in a vacant shop...
18 Feb 2016
County Training, part of Shropshire Council is running a series of information and advice events for young people and their parents and carers to promote the benefits of vocational training. Potential apprentices, living in Shropshire, are encouraged to book early for the events, to avoid disappointment. The events will take place beginning 8 March 2016, on the following dates: Tuesday 8 March–...
14 Sep 2015
County Training, part of Shropshire Council is running a series of information and advice events for young people and their parents and carers to promote the benefits of vocational training. Potential apprentices, living in Shropshire, are encouraged to book early for the events, to avoid disappointment. The events will take place from week beginning 5th October 2015, on the following dates:...
Veolia staff handing out leaflets
11 Dec 2014
Staff from our waste contractor Veolia have been handing out leaflets all week to help remind people about the forthcoming changes to waste collections in Shrewsbury and across Shropshire.  The lads from the local Shrewsbury depot Dave Thomas, Mark Redmond and Gary Clarke (pictured above) have been out and about helping to spread the word.  The message is simple - double check your waste...
rapid recycle logo
03 Oct 2014
Working with our site management contractors Veolia – we wanted to try to encourage more re-use at the Councils Household Recycling Centres.  Whilst the vast majority of waste coming through our sites is now recycled or composted, it’s even better environmentally to re-use things where ever possible. Getting items re-used locally also saves on haulage and helps create more local economic benefit...
kerbside box collections
29 Aug 2014
A new campaign is encouraging residents in Shropshire to find ‘one more thing’ that can be recycled. The ‘recycle one more thing’ promotion highlights the wide range of materials that can be recycled in kerbside recycling boxes and at recycling centres around the county.  Residents will soon notice a pictorial guide to kerbside recycling being delivered to homes across the county by our...
Shropshire Council staff car sharing
24 Jul 2014
For many in Shropshire there is no easy alternative to using the car but now there is an easy way to take the sting out of the cost of driving. Shropshire Council in partnership with Telford and Wrekin Council have launched ‘Shropshare’; a new county-wide car share initiative which is free to join and use for individuals and organisations alike. Car sharing is simple – sharing a car with people...
drinks cans
23 Jul 2014
You might be in holiday mode this summer but that doesn’t mean taking a break from recycling.  As Shropshire sizzles in some of the hottest sunshine we have seen in some time, we are seeing a surge in sales of soft drinks this superb summer season. We get through a staggering 100,000 plastic bottles and 70,000 drinks cans every day in Shropshire! During this heatwave this is on the up and so...
Ludlow Commercial Waste Site
22 May 2014
Shropshire Council and the Environment Agency have been praised for their quick and professional response in resolving an excess waste issue at a local commercial waste skip hire site in Ludlow. The council’s public protection officers had visited the site following several complaints from residents about unsightly mess, smell and pest issues at the location. Ludlow Skip Hire Ltd had recently...
Kronospan photo
19 May 2014
Our local wood recycling factory Kronospan in Chirk is investing in a new 32MW green biomass CHP heating plant to help reduce waste and lower their energy costs.  The site currently uses gas fired boilers and gas turbines on site – so using their non-recyclable waste as a fuel will cut their carbon footprint as well as reducing waste from the wood reprocessing operation. The site near Oswestry -...
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