New Nantycaws Recycling Centre Launches

A NEW commercial waste recycling centre located in Nantycaws has been
launched today (Monday October 31) by Carmarthenshire County Council in
partnership with CWM Environmental Ltd.

Located next to Nantycaws Household Waste Recycling Centre, the new
facility will focus on providing an outlet for businesses in
Carmarthenshire to recycle their waste responsibly, with the waste
collected at the site recycled or re-used to create sustainable products
whenever possible.

The paid for service accepts a range of materials including metal,
cardboard, plastic, plasterboard, soil, hardcore, paint, glass, asbestos
(double bagged), large white goods including fridges and mixed general
waste.

Costs will be competitive to encourage as many businesses as possible to
use the facility and will vary depending on the type and amount of waste
presented.

A valid waste carrier’s certificate and waste transfer note will be
required to use the site.

Cllr Edward Thomas, Cabinet Member for Transport, Waste and
Infrastructure Services said: “We hope to significantly increase the
amount of waste being recycled from businesses in Carmarthenshire thanks
to the introduction of this new recycling centre in Nantycaws”.

“Our long-term ambition is to change the perception of recycling for
businesses by supporting them to recycle as much as possible. We want to
promote responsible waste practices in the county and minimise the
levels of business waste being presented at our household waste
recycling centres, which has risen in recent months.

The new commercial recycling centre will help to achieve
Carmarthenshire’s ambition of delivering a circular economy throughout
the county as well as becoming a leader in recycling and re-use within
Wales.

For more information visit the recycling section of the Council’s
website – Carmarthenshire.gov.wales/recycling

A circular economy focuses on eliminating waste by cutting down on throw
away consumption and turning materials that would have previously been
sent to landfill into a valuable resource.

This project has been funded through Welsh Government’s Circular Economy
fund.

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