Bryson Recycling give Conwy Food Bank £1 for every Ton of waste recycled

A FORTNIGHTLY garden waste collection enterprise has donated more than £6,000 to a food bank in Conwy.

6k cheque presentationConwy Food Bank co-ordinator Nancy Hughes (right) with Bryson Recycling senior staff Lois Williams and Gareth Walsh

Read the full story here in the North Wales Pioneer

Since the garden waste service began in April this year Bryson Recycling has picked up about 6,100 tonnes from households in the county, resulting in a total sum of £6,100.

Conwy Food Bank Co-ordinator Nancy Hughes, added; "Recycling Rewards has provided a vital boost of funding at a time when we need it most. Our service has been under additional pressure this year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and this funding will help us continue to provide support to those who need it most in the local area.

 

Thanks to all the households who have made this donation possible and for helping us raise awareness about the important work that we do."


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