A ‘Recycling Roadshow’ was held at Margam Country Park on Thursday (1 June) to unveil the new bins.
The council’s recycling team and The Friends of Margam Park group were on hand throughout the day to help answer any questions.
The bins, supplied by Second Life Products Wales, are made from recycled materials and have been placed in and around the Castle Courtyard and also close to the Adventure Playground and Fairytale Village.
Cllr Jeremy Hurley, Neath Port Talbot Council’s Cabinet Member for Climate Change and Economic Growth, said: “We all want a cleaner environment and supporting initiatives like this to help encourage recycling and improve recycling rates is one small step towards a more sustainable future.
“Margam Park is one of the most popular attractions in Wales and these very visible recycling facilities will be really well used. We believe that, by working together, we can make a real difference in tackling waste.
“Wales is the UK’s top recycling nation and one of the leading recycling countries world-wide but more must be done to meet the Welsh Government’s ambitious 70% recycling target by 2025.
“Recycling helps protect the environment, conserves energy resources and also reduces the use of landfill sites.”
(Lead image: Neath Port Talbot Council)
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