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VILLAGE IS GOING FOR GREEN ZERO TOLERANCE.

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A PROJECT has been launched to turn a Valleys village into Wales' first zero waste zone.

Hundreds of people flocked to Glyncoch, in Rhondda Cynon Taff
    For other uses of "Rhondda", see Rhondda (disambiguation).
Rhondda Cynon Taff (RCT; Welsh: Rhondda Cynon Taf) is a county borough in the preserved county of Mid Glamorgan, south Wales.
, for an event organised by Glyncoch Communities First.

The challenge for residents is to ensure that 95% of all premises throughout the village recycle both their dry recyclable waste Recyclable waste is a waste type that has the potential to be recycled. A typical municipal waste stream (bin bag) contains the following components that can be recycled if recovered in a suitably clean state with little contamination:
 and their food waste. If successful, the project would turn Glyncoch into the nation's first zero waste village. The target is for the area to achieve this within 18 months.

The village has numerous derelict garage areas, overgrown overgrown

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 footways and wasteground, all of which have been blighted by litter, dog fouling or fly-tipping at some stage.

The project will see a dedicated team tackling environmental awareness issues, and in particular they will be undertaking door-knocking exercises.

The aim is also to ensure all communal areas and open spaces are well maintained.

The team will work to clear the village of litter and flytipping.

They will pick up litter every day and empty the bins on the estate while tackling any fly-tipping found.

Any known hot-spots will be reported to the council's enforcement team for investigation.

And dog owners are encouraged to sign up to the good owners' guide and prevent their pets from fouling.

The project was launched by Rhondda Cynon Taf council and the Glyncoch Green And Friendly Action Group at an event at Craig yr Hesg Primary School.

The crowd was treated to performances from the Glyncoch Hip Hop hip-hop   or hip hop
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1. A popular urban youth culture, closely associated with rap music and with the style and fashions of African-American inner-city residents.

2. Rap music.

adj.
 Dancers and singer-songwriter Greg Roberts, as well as learning some football skills from the Cardiff City Academy.

They also made jewellery from recycled materials, enjoyed wood carving wood carving, as an art form, includes any kind of sculpture in wood, from the decorative bas-relief on small objects to life-size figures in the round, furniture, and architectural decorations.

The woods used vary greatly in hardness and grain.
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. There was also plenty of information available about the other various environmental projects being promoted throughout Rhondda Cynon Taff.

The council's cabinet member for frontline services Anthony Christopher said: "The launch day was a major success despite the fear of inclement in·clem·ent  
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1. Stormy: inclement weather.

2. Showing no clemency; unmerciful.



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 weather."

"Residents and visitors alike were inspired by the many environmentally-friendly schemes currently being undertaken in the county borough County borough is a term introduced in 1889 in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (excluding Scotland), to refer to a borough or a city independent of county council control.  thanks to the council and its partner agencies.

"The Green Glyncoch initiative is a major programme being led by our Streetcare Team and, with the continued support of residents, we hope to establish the first zero-waste village in the county borough and the country as a whole.

"Glyncoch will become the blueprint for many other green schemes to follow throughout the UK."

For further information on this project contact your Community First Coordinator or call Rhondda Cynon Taf Streetcare Services on 01443 827712.

JOBS IN THE PIPELINE THE zero waste project will also aim to create new jobs in the area.

It will concentrate on improving the village's environment while providing on-the-ground training for people through the Future Jobs Funding Programme.

The scheme will look at employing 10 staff over any six-month period.

Over the duration of the project a minimum of 30 people will work on the project, and these staff will be deployed on several environmental themes. These include environmental awareness raising, litter-picking, recycling and overgrowth overgrowth

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 removal.

Some staff will become community enforcement wardens while others will promote good dog ownership.

Rhondda Cynon Taf council is hoping they can recruit all employees from Glyncoch.

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The Green Glyncoch campaign launch. The challenge for residents is to ensure 96% of all premises recycle both their dry recyclable waste and their food waste
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Publication:South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Nov 10, 2009
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