GREEN BIN CAMPAIGN
RECYCLE AND REWARD SCHEME FOR LOCAL COUNCILS
Local parish councils can 'earn' cash incentives to spend in their local areas if there is an increase in food waste recycling (green bin) in their area. This money can be spent on anything they like so long as it is spent within their community. This could be on a community event, new benches or sports equipment for the local school or team.
The initiative is called 'Recycle and Reward' and is being run by Milton Keynes Council to encourage and eduate local residents to recycle more food waste. The scheme was launched on the 26th November and runs until the 29th February 2017.
During the campaign the amount of green bin waste collected in each participating area every month will be weighed and recorded. The amount of money received at the end of the campaign will be linked to the increase in food waste recycled.