Going green

A lorry load of green boxes and two recycling skips have been delivered to St Neots Community College to help create a greener environment. Huntingdonshire District Council delivered the boxes and were greeted by students and Councillor Paula Longford who

A lorry load of green boxes and two recycling skips have been delivered to St Neots Community College to help create a greener environment.

Huntingdonshire District Council delivered the boxes and were greeted by students and Councillor Paula Longford whose responsibilities include waste and recycling.

Cllr Longford said: "I am delighted to see the young people are keen to recycle waste at the college. As well as creating a greener environment it will help to reduce waste costs by half. This is an excellent scheme and

I look forward to seeing it introduced to other


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schools and colleges."

St Neots Community College is the first secondary school in St Neots to work with the council in introducing recycling facilities.

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The scheme was suggested by students through the sixth form council and St Neots Youth Town Council.

Assistant principal Scott Preston said: "The pupils have studied issues around litter and recycling as part of the curriculum. They were concerned about the litter and recycling and I am pleased they wanted to do something to enhance their environment.

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