Newhaven’s waste recycling scheme will get a boost after the city was awarded $2.7 million in funding from the Government.
Key points:Newhaven has been awarded $1.5 million of the $2 million allocated to its waste recycling programA $2,717,715 grant from the Federal Government will allow it to start operations by March 2018Newhaven will be the first municipality to offer a recycling service for homes with high-risk propertiesThis is an important step in ensuring Newhaven is a good option for residents of high-density homes.
It is expected the project will see more than 100 homes built, with a further 300 planned for a total of more than 1,000 homes.
Newhaven Mayor David Bowers said the funding was an important and significant step towards ensuring Newbyth is a better place for residents.
“We have an opportunity to create jobs and attract investment in our community and this will enable us to help build a better Newbyton,” he said.
“This is a great opportunity for Newhaven to move into a better future.”
The City of Newhaven said it would invest in an automated recycling centre to assist with the operation of the program.
“The city has made an investment in the Newhaven Waste Recycling Program to help us deliver on our promises and deliver on the promise of the City Council to recycle Newbyths waste responsibly,” Mayor Bowers added.
“Our recycling program is a critical component in ensuring that our city is a safe place to live and work.”
Newhaven’s commitment to sustainability is a key part of our approach to our city and I would like to thank the Government for its funding and support in supporting our recycling program.
“Newhaven is the first jurisdiction to offer an automated waste-collection service.
Newbyth has about 7,000 residents and has the highest percentage of households in the state with the highest rates of food waste in Newhaven.
Residents are asked to leave their household appliances and personal effects at home and recycle in the city’s recycling centre.
Newbury is also an industrial area, and the centre will be a part of a new industrial park, which will open in 2020.
New Haven has been given $2m to help with the program, which is expected to be operational by March.
Residents who are not already living in Newbytons waste-recycling facility can donate their waste to a local recycling centre, or a local community recycling station.
Residents can also use the facility to collect and dispose of household garbage, recycling and waste.”
These facilities will be open for residents to collect their household waste and recycle at anytime, anywhere,” Newhaven Council’s Mayor David Cottrell said.
Newbears are being moved to the city after the new landfill was opened.
New York City also allocated $4.7m to support the new Newbyttons waste recycling initiative, with the support of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.