Rhondda Cynon Taff


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Rhondda Cynon Taff

(ˈrɒndə ˈkʊnən ˈtæf)
n
(Placename) a county borough in S Wales, created from part of Mid Glamorgan in 1996. Pop: 231 600 (2003 est). Area: 558 sq km (215 sq miles)
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THE second community hub in Rhondda Cynon Taff (RCT) has officially opened its doors in the Rhondda.
Some of that waste was evidently from Rhondda Cynon Taff after a recycling bag bearing the name of the council was found among the rubbish.
With these numbers in mind, Rhondda Cynon Taff has moved to assure residents that "less than 3%" of its waste is exported, and that the overwhelming majority of the recycling done by those who live in the county does not end up blotting a foreign landscape.
In September last year, the Welsh Government began piloting the offer in a number of areas in Anglesey, Gwynedd, Caerphilly, Flintshire, Rhondda Cynon Taff and Swansea, and across the whole of Blaenau Gwent.
"This shows that some murder incidents attributed to Pontypridd took place in the wider Rhondda Cynon Taff area.
The GMB said employees at Labour-run Rhondda Cynon Taff council faced being "locked out" if they did not accept new contracts.
The company said it was supplying a number of its twin compartment Duo kitchen waste recycling vehicles to Rhondda Cynon Taff.
A council worker has been suspended and Rhondda Cynon Taff Council has vowed to "identify any criminal activity which may have occurred".
They have stressed that, while they do export waste to foreign countries, they only do so with what is known as "approved end destinations" for the materials in question, and admit that they don't know how the waste from Rhondda Cynon Taff could have ended up in a Malaysian jungle.
The Welsh Government is setting goals for recycling, never mind the amounts of plastics used in recycling bags, Rhondda Cynon Taff is being fined if they don't reach the recycling targets.
Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council certainly took a 'Step in the Right Direction' when it launched a unique programme to help young people leaving care to develop the skills, knowledge and experience to find work.