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‘Waste Not Want Not’ Princess Anne visits waste and recycling centre in Cambridge

On Wednesday, Princess Anne visited Greater Cambridge Shared Waste Services to hear how waste and recycling crews have been coping during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Princess Royal thanked lorry drivers and refuse workers for their tireless work since the pandemic began over a year ago.

The engagement in Cambridgeshire came shortly after it was announced that Princess Anne’s daughter, Zara Tindall, had given birth to a son on Sunday. Lucas Philip Tindall was born at home and weighed 8Ibs 4oz. He is Princess Anne’s fifth grandchild but only her first grandson.

During the visit to the shared waste services, Princess Anne was shown the services new electric bin lorry and took the chance to speak to staff.

In a post shared on The Royal Family’s official social media accounts, a note alongside pictures of the engagement read, “Her Royal Highness thanked the refuse loaders and bin lorry drivers who have worked as frontline key workers throughout the pandemic, through times when households have generated more recycling and household waste than ever due to lockdown. The Princess was also shown the service’s new electric bin lorry, the first electric bin lorry to operate in Cambridgeshire.”

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