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Greta ‘Bin’ Burg, Shred Sheeran and Plastic Swayze among winning names

Credit: Merthyr Council

A brand new fleet of recycling vehicles, with some creative and comical names, are now serving the residents of Merthyr Tydfil, in a bid to raise recycling awareness within the communities.

Hundreds of entries were received by Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council, and the chosen sixteen competition winners were invited to the recycling depot in Pentrebach to see their vehicle and collect their well-earned prize, sponsored by Viridor`s Community Fund.

The newly selected names are proudly displayed on the front of each vehicle. The full list of winning entries is included below.

Which one is your favourite?
Eco Evan
Plastic Swayze
Bio ‘Dai’ Gradable
Georgie Cardboardie
Lori Ailgylchu
Cans Solo
Rosie Recycle
Tin Kardashian
Dolly Carton
Shred Sheeran
Bin Crosby
Laura ASHley
Adam Salvage
Greta ‘Bin’ Burg

Judith Jones, Director of Neighbourhood Services said;
“I would like to extend a huge thank you to the residents who took part in this competition and really had some fun with it.

“It’s more important than ever to encourage and support our communities to recycle, and the competition has not only raised awareness of this priority but brought an element of fun to it.

“I would also like to thank our hardworking crews for their commitment and dedication to delivering a great service to the residents of Merthyr Tydfil. Their efforts are appreciated and never go unnoticed.”