Stourbridge Area Commitee Meeting 8th March

Feedback from the Stourbridge Area Commitee Public Meeting

Present: Cheryl, Margy and Roy attended the local council public forum
Date: 8th March 2010

Reuse Tip Shop Idea

Margy presented the case for a Reuse Tip Shop at the Birmingham Road Tip, saying how impressed we were with facilities we observed during our visit to the Stratford site and stressing the opportunities for saving landfill tax paid on items that could otherwise earn income and employment for charity. Continue reading “Stourbridge Area Commitee Meeting 8th March”

Could we have a Tip Reuse Shop in Stourbridge?

A tip (Reuse) shop is based at the local household waste site and intercepts items destined for the skips. They are usually run by a charity. The advantages are lots of stuff gets diverted from landfill and gets reused. Also an income is generated for a local charity.

Stourbridge Civic Amenity Site currently doesn’t have any plans for a Reuse / Recycling Shop.

Report on Tip Shop Visit

On the 20th February we went to Burton Farm Household Waste Recycling Centre, near Stratford-upon-Avon and Princes Drive Household Waste Recycling Centre in Leamington Spa.

Staff at both places were very welcoming, enthused and informing.
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