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Recyling sacks U-turn

14 February 2011

Canterbury City Council has today completed a stunning U-turn following a public outcry over a lack of recycling sacks.

Executive members – the same people who introduced a controversial cost-cutting service last June – have agreed to bin it and hand out more sacks to houses in the district.

The decision – costing an extra £37,000 a year – was made in light of a wave of criticism over the now-redundant system, which cut the number of rolls per delivery from two to one.

It is also a huge victory for the Kentish Gazette, which campaigned for the change.

It now means any family who has registered for more sacks will receive an extra roll every four months.

What do you think? Leave a comment or email kentishgazette@thekmgroup.co.uk.

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