Golden Ticket recycling prize draw winner announced
Published: Tuesday 24th January 17
A resident from West Hill in Wandsworth has won the first round of this year’s Golden Ticket recycling prize draw.
Laura from Homestart with Cllr Cook
Golden Ticket prize draw winner can also nominate a registered community group
for a £2,500 community prize. Mrs Itani decided
the lucky recipient should be Home Start Wandsworth.
Laura Lewis said: “We’re thrilled to have been
nominated to benefit from this fantastic scheme. The generous cheque will go
towards supporting Wandsworth's vulnerable young families and ensuring they get
the help they need to raise their families in a positive, safe and healthy way.”
The council’s environment spokesman Cllr Jonathan Cook
handed over the cheque. He said: “I’m delighted that so many Wandsworth
residents entered the draw, and that the winner chose such a worthy recipient
for the community award. The council supports this scheme because it encourages
people to recycle – and recycle correctly.”
Golden Ticket competition is run by the Western Riverside Waste Authority
(WRWA). WRWA is responsible for waste disposal and sorting the mixed recycling
collected across the London boroughs of Hammersmith and Fulham, Lambeth,
Wandsworth and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
can enter every time they recycle using clear sacks or orange-lidded banks, but
only tickets found with the correctly-recycled items will be entered. So
tickets found with non-recyclable items, such as wood or polystyrene, or things
that should have been recycled separately, such as old clothes, will not be
included in the draw.
is the second year the competition has been held. Last year charities that
benefited included Transition Town Tooting, Share Community and the
will be one further draw this year, on March 24. To be in with a chance of
winning, put your details on a ticket and pop it in your recycling. Ticket are available at the council’s
customer service centre in Wandsworth High Street or the housing office
reception in Putney Bridge Road and in leisure centres and libraries or you can
download them online
Find out more about recycling in Wandsworth at www.wandsworth.gov.uk/recycling.