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Questions raised over new £21m rubbish deal with Veolia

The council budget, which is set to be approved at a virtual meeting tonight, offers “the worst of both worlds” as far as the borough’s recycling centres are concerned, according to a Tory councillor. In the middle of the council’s … Continue reading

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Council closes Factory Lane dump due to number of visitors

Barely a week after the council reopened its recycling centres, Croydon was forced to close the Factory Lane dump this morning because it could not cope with “the high volume of visitors” and still maintain proper social distancing measures to … Continue reading

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Council ignores health warnings to reopen recycling dumps

Croydon Council last night announced it is to reopen three local dumps  – just as the borough’s director of public health warned that we are now “at the most dangerous time in a pandemic”. After eight weeks of pandemic lockdown, … Continue reading

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Rubbish service has residents lining up to take a dump

There’s mounting annoyance at the council’s official dumps each weekend, as residents trying to do the “decent thing” find themselves in traffic queues which take more than 30 minutes to access the Purley Oaks or Factory Lane recycling centres. Croydon … Continue reading

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