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Street cleaning waste turns to compost

A local authority in Yorkshire has achieved its aim of converting 1,000 tonnes of street cleaning waste into quality useable compost. It was five months ago when MRW first reported that Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council was trialling the scheme, with the intention of using the compost to improve the local environment. Recycling Action Yorkshire funded the project to the tune of £20,000. Parks and street section support services manager Mark Dempsey said: It is a fantastic journey ...