Residents in Erewash are being encouraged to help improve the quality of the borough’s recycling by disposing of nappies correctly and reducing contamination. Residents typically recycle around 9,500 tonnes of waste each year but Erewash Borough Council wants to ensure the kerbside collection service is used properly by reminding people that nappies should not be put in blue bins or green bags. Recent figures show that over a seven week period, ten lorry loads of Erewash’s recycling were visibly contaminated with nappies. This level of contamination could lead to loads being rejected at the council’s expense. All of Erewash’s recycling, along with materials from a number of other councils, is sent to a material recycling facility (MRF)...

It’s summertime and the living is easy at Erewash Museum as it marks the height of the school break with a summer holiday salute from Monday 19 August to Friday 23 August. The themed week will celebrate everything that the British love about summer...

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We are currently consulting on a draft Statement of Community Involvement (SCI), which relates to how the council engages with communities over planning matters. Community involvement continues to play an ever-increasingly important role in...

Erewash Museum has exciting new plans to redevelop its gardens – and residents are being urged to share their thoughts on what they would like to see included. Erewash Borough Council has launched an online consultation to give everyone a chance to...

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