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Why it pays to recycle

Washing and sorting out all those old plastic bottles and metal trays to put in the recycling bin can be time consuming and unpleasant. Yet it helps prevent endless tonnes of waste pouring into landfill and plays its part in reducing the staggering thirty million tonnes of rubbish produced by UK households every year. Most of this waste comes from packaging. Under European law, the UK is required to meet exacting recycling standards to help reduce the country’s carbon footprint and safeguard ... Read more