Batteries and bottles collections introduced in Edinburgh

Posted on 25th February, 2011

Edinburgh Council has introduced two new waste stream collections to their kerbside recycling scheme. Residents have been given two new recycling boxes in which to collect plastic bottles and batteries.

The Council will also be running a pilot food waste project from April 2011.This will see food scraps picked up from 20,000 Edinburgh households in Edinburgh’s city centre and the East of the city.

Councillor Robert Aldridge, environmental leader, explained: “We are really stepping up our recycling activity in Edinburgh,”