Villagers have been thanked for being top recyclers

Villagers have been thanked for doing their bit for the environment.

Monday, 10th April 2017, 3:45 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:41 pm

Glass recycling figures for the year to the end of March show Misterton and West Stockwith vying to be the top village recyclers.

From the two sites in West Stockwith - at the Waterfront and White Hart pubs, nearly 19 tonnes of glass were collected.

In Misterton, the figure was just over 20 tonnes.

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In addition, Misterton residents recycled over 6.5 tonnes of textiles.

A council spokemsan said: “So, a big thank you to all residents for their environmentally-friendly ways.”

In Misterton, 192 properties have signed up for the new garden waste collection service, but only 14 in West Stockwith.