We are proud of our residents and their commitment to recycling.
This partnership with the city council has made Peterborough a
Peterborough residents achieved an impressive 43 per cent
recycling rate in 2011/2012.
So thank you to all.
The 65% Plus initiative reflects Peterborough City Council’s
commitment to recycle, compost or recover more than 65 per cent of
discarded household and garden materials and to use the remaining
materials as a fuel to generate electricity and heat for local use.
This website describes how the 65% Plus initiative works and what
you can do to help ensure that Peterborough achieves more than 65
per cent recycling by 2020.
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To send us your views on 65% Plus or share your recycling tips,
please contact us.
Latest 65% Plus news
Peterborough announces shortlisted
bidders for waste tenders
Peterborough City Council on Thursday 7 January 2010 announced
its shortlist of bidders for the provision of an energy-from-waste
facility, improved materials recycling facility and various
operational services currently carried out by Peterborough City
View the proposals
Planning permission was granted in April 2009 for an improved
materials recycling facility. An application for an
energy-from-waste plant that will use non-recycled municipal waste
as a fuel to generate renewable energy was approved on 24 November
2009. The applications can be
downloaded here. More information is also available at
Peterborough City Council's customer service centre, Bayard Place,