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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

In line with social distancing advice and to protect residents and staff the Council has taken the decision to close the Council offices to the public until further notice.

Whilst the offices are closed to visitors, you are still able to access services and information from this website 24/7.

Information and advice on coronavirus (COVID-19) and how to access Council Services during this period can be found on our Coronavirus information page

You are invited to view and contribute to the The Mayor's Covid Record of Reflection

Worries/Problems

Questions

Won't my external food waste caddy get broken into by animals before it is collected?

Your external caddy has a lid lock, designed to prevent animals from breaking into it or spilling if tipped over.
Always remember to keep your caddy lid fully closed and this will lock the lid shut.

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Will my food waste caddy smell?

It shouldn’t if you empty your kitchen caddy out regularly into your external caddy and line your caddy. Rinsing out your caddies from time to time will also help.

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What if I fill my food waste caddy before collection?

If you require a second external food waste caddy please email recycling@castlepoint.gov.uk and we will deliver one to you. However, it may be possible for you to reduce your food waste which could also save you up to £50 a week on the food bill. For more information please go to www.lovefoodhatewaste.com.

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If I notice I produce a lot of food waste, what can I do?

For practical advice on how to reduce your food waste and save up to £50 per month on your food bill visit: www.lovefoodhatewaste.com.


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