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Metaldehyde Slug Pellet Ban Announced

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  • LiriodendronLiriodendron Scariff, County Clare, IrelandPosts: 7,736
    I did wonder about a "time capsule", Lyn...
    "The one who plants trees, knowing that he will never sit in their shade, has at least started to understand the meaning of life."  Rabindranath Tagore
  • Hampshire_HogHampshire_Hog Hampshire Coast 100m from the seaPosts: 1,089
    edited January 2019
    If you bury them your just doing what the people told you to do at the tip at the end of the day if that rubbish goes to land fill. I would ring the environmental team at your local council they should be able to tell you what to do.

    If your household waste goes for incineration you could put them in there maybe.

    "You don't stop gardening because you get old, you get old because you stop gardening." - The Hampshire Hog
  • FireFire North LondonPosts: 17,116
    Our dustbin waste is incinerated locally at a an eco-plant (high gas capture technology etc). I should think that should be safe enough for my local users to destroy the pellets.
  • herbaceousherbaceous E. BerksPosts: 2,278
    If its used as fuel perhaps they should stagger their disposal?

    "The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it."  Sir Terry Pratchett
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