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We're looking for people who are keen to promote recycling in their local area.

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Getting It Sorted Volunteers

We are looking for volunteers to help with events, school assemblies and recycling demonstrations. pdf icon View the community volunteer role description. [34kb]  There are a variety of roles available - ranging from gentle, to the more energetic!

Becoming a Recycling Sorted Volunteer is an ideal opportunity to get out and about, but still staying within walking distance of your house.pdf icon View the Recycling Sorted volunteer role description. [100kb] Help with recycling checks on your street and help people by answering their recycling queries - don't worry full free training for the role is provided. Must be available to volunteer the morning of your bin day before they are collected.

Becoming a Community Sorted Volunteer is a chance for you to share your knowledge with others, with schools, community groups or even raising awareness of recycling at local fetes and fairs. Full training is provided (DBS check may be required) for the role and you can either share your knowledge to a group you already work with or we will find you groups to work with.

If you're interested in becoming a Getting It Sorted Volunteer please contact Amy, our Environmental Projects Officer. You can reach her by emailing gettingitsorted@fenland.gov.uk or calling 01354 654321.

We also offer other volunteering opportunities within the Council. If you would like to help with litter picking or community gardening, you may be interested in joining your local Street Pride group. 

 

Getting It Sorted Volunteers Pledge

Live in Fenland and want to recycle more, but don't really have time to volunteer much? You can help a lot by taking the recycling pledge!

The Getting It Sorted Volunteer pledge is about you making a commitment to yourself that you will recycle more.

We'll send you a pack with information about recycling and how small changes can make a big difference. You'll also receive regular Sorted News with hints and tips to support you in your recycling efforts. 

If you would like your school or group to take the pledge please contact Amy Robinson at gettingitsorted@fenland.gov.uk or call 01354 654321 for details.

 

School Competition 'Justin's Recycling Adventure!'

For a chance to win a creative arts set for your child and a free recycling service for your school simply complete Justin's Recycling Adventure or if you're really creative send us your child's own recycling adventure using our story board template. All entrants will receive a gift to help them recycle more. By entering you are accepting the Terms and Conditions.

More about recycling

Want to find out more about recycling? Find out what goes in your bin and what happens to your recycling.

Remember, if you're already a keen recycler, we offer extra clear recycling sacks for free. You can order these online or get them at our Fenland@your service shops and Community Hubs.

 

Join in at our events:

Come at join us at our events near you, click the link Getting It Sorted Volunteer Events for more details.

If you have any questions or would like Getting it Sorted Volunteers to attend your event  or to book a place at one of our Recycling Workshops please contact Amy Robinson 01354 654321 or email gettingitsorted@fenland.gov.uk

 

Other helpful recycling links:

https://www.recyclenow.com to find out more about what rubbish goes where.

http://www.recap.co.uk to find out where local reycling facilties are.

Find recycling symbols confusing not sure what they all mean. Please visit https://www.recyclenow.com/recycling-knowledge/packaging-symbols-explained.

 

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