Hursey resident, Sara Dyke is asking for your help:
As many of you are aware, the bins for the collection of foil and tetrapaks are now located in Comrades Hall car park. Historically this collection has been a great initiative, but, of late, a few issues have emerged which have severely threatened the continuation of this voluntary service.
I am very happy to coordinate this service going forward but before doing so would like to gauge the degree of will and engagement from our community for this to continue.
In order for this to run smoothly in the future we need to have a happy band of volunteers (ideally 11 plus me) so that the task of emptying the bins and taking the contents to either Morrison’s car park (which is easier as the receptacle for the tetrapak is larger) or Bridport recycling centre, becomes an annual event for many rather than an onerous task for a few.
As well as emptying the bins, the person whose “month” it is, needs to check that the bins are not overfilling. The rota has not always been filled, leaving gaps in collections which has contributed to unsightly litter. Unless I am able to populate a rota and reissue important guidelines for the community to follow, these bins will be withdrawn by the end of January.
Please could you let me know on either on 07840 128763 or email@example.com if you are willing to continue to help or would like to volunteer your help. Or, if you would like a chat before you commit to get a better understanding of what is involved I am happy to discuss.
It would be a shame if this service folds as until Dorset Council have sufficient funds to offer a kerbside service it is up to us to do our own recycling of foil and tetrapak. I do need responses by Monday 23rd January at the latest please!