Councils visit Newtown’s new recycling centre

Householders in Mid Wales now have no excuse not to get rid of their waste properly as Powys's third bulk waste recycling centre was opend in Newtown.

The centre on Wern Ddu lane will be operated by Potters Recycling in association with Powys County Council. The site was kitted out with 23 skips for bulky hosehold wste as part of the authority's drive to cut the ammount of rubbish buried.

Potter's already runs a similar site at Welshpool and James Potter said: "The response we have had from the public has been excellent. It's the first recycling centre of its kind in Newtown and it is well placed.

Councillors from Newtown Town Council and Powys County Council visited the newly opened Potters Recycling waste recycling centre on Pool Road at Newtown.

Pic caption: James Potter (centre) of Potters Recycling is pictured with, from left, Cllr Richard Noyce, Jan Jonker, Head of Powys County Council Waste Management), John Pearson, Contracts Manager and County Councillor Bob Davey.