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  • Stay two metres away from other visitors and staff at all times
  • Two people from the same household may leave their vehicle only to carry large items
  • Cars and vans under 2 metres high only – no vehicles with trailers

May 2016 to November 2016

Areas targeted

12,500 households in:

  • Boothstown
  • Cadishead
  • Irlam
  • Little Hulton
  • Pendlebury
  • Swinton
  • Walkden
  • Worsley


The campaign aimed to support the introduction of Salford City council’s new 3 weekly general waste collection service by providing information to residents about their recycling bins.

The campaign also aimed to gain insights into residents’ satisfaction of the waste and recycling collection service that they receive from the council.


  • All households were door knocked. The survey aimed to inform residents about what they can recycle at home and help address any recycling barriers. Residents were also given the chance to order new recycling containers
  • A ‘customer service satisfaction’ leaflet was delivered to all households. The leaflet made the residents aware of the councils’ customer satisfaction survey and how to take part. They were given the opportunity to enter a free prize draw to win £150 worth of shopping vouchers
  • Community events were held across the targeted area
  • Visits to our education centres were offered to local schools and community groups
Salford flyer


  • 4,948 residents were spoken to at the door
  • The general overall satisfaction rate was 92% satisfied at the doorstep and 66% online
  • 3,448 bin requests were taken
  • Residents collected nearly 400 liners from several sites where free caddy liners were available over a three month period
  • 4,965 Salford City council service change were leaflets delivered
  • 3 community festivals attended and 2 information stalls delivered, engaging with a total of 160 residents
  • 163 residents completed the online survey

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Very hood campaign with positive results. Salford looks really nice not like 10 ago when I used to leave there. I really want to come back to Salford

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