New scheme will help South Lakes residents buy cheaper food digesters

New scheme will help South Lakes residents buy cheaper food digesters

New scheme will help South Lakes residents buy cheaper food digesters

First published in News

RESIDENTS in South Lakeland will be given help with their digestion thanks to a new green scheme.

South Lakeland District Council’s (SLDC) Cabinet has voted to establish a budget that will enable people to buy cheaper ‘digesters’ for disposing of food waste.

Cumbria County Council has made Waste Infrastructure Capital Grant funding available for the purchase of food waste digesters, as part of its waste minimisation programme.

SLDC made a successful application for grant cash to buy and distribute 796 discounted digesters.

The council has obtained funding for 400 green cone digesters which take all food waste. These will cost householders £15.

It has also obtained 296 Green Johanna hot composters which recycles food into compost and will cost £20.

People can order the units by calling 0800 013 1304.

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11:34am Wed 13 Aug 14

archiebored says...

are these the same councils that have withdrawn the subsidy for the x6 bus in september. ? cutting off most of the communities between kendal and barrow from public transport after 6pm. making it impossible to get to work on a sunday if you rely on the bus. yet they have money to chuck at gimmicks! UNBELEIVABLE
are these the same councils that have withdrawn the subsidy for the x6 bus in september. ? cutting off most of the communities between kendal and barrow from public transport after 6pm. making it impossible to get to work on a sunday if you rely on the bus. yet they have money to chuck at gimmicks! UNBELEIVABLE archiebored
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12:42pm Wed 13 Aug 14

Peter Thornton says...

No, different Council. Funding was available from government and there will be no cost to our Council Tax payers in South Lakeland.
No, different Council. Funding was available from government and there will be no cost to our Council Tax payers in South Lakeland. Peter Thornton
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12:44pm Wed 13 Aug 14

Peter Thornton says...

No, different Council
Funding was available from central government and there is no cost to the South Lakeland Council Tax payer
No, different Council Funding was available from central government and there is no cost to the South Lakeland Council Tax payer Peter Thornton
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12:45pm Wed 13 Aug 14

Peter Thornton says...

And now I've found out why so many people make duplicate posts......!
And now I've found out why so many people make duplicate posts......! Peter Thornton
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2:30pm Wed 13 Aug 14

archiebored says...

oh thats all right then.
cut away
oh thats all right then. cut away archiebored
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