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How to recycle

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Why is recycling important?

How to Recycle

Why is recycling important?

More and more people recycle everyday. This helps to reduce the need for landfill and more costly forms of disposal. Recycling also reduces the need for extracting (mining, quarrying and logging), refining and processing raw materials all of which create substantial air and water pollution. This helps to save energy, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and helping to tackle climate change.

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Tips to help reduce contamination

How to Recycle

Tips to help reduce contamination

Putting the right stuff in the right bin is important. The wrong stuff is called contamination. Most of us are getting it right, however, when too much contaminated material is collected, it potentially prevents the whole lorry load of material from being recycled.

Nine things you didn’t know you could recycle

How to Recycle

Nine things you didn’t know you could recycle

These days we’re all pretty clued up about the kinds of things we can put into our recycling bins ready for bin day. But while we’re used to rinsing out glass jars and flattening down cardboard packaging for collection, it’s easy to forget that just because something can’t be collected kerbside doesn’t mean it can’t be recycled! Here are just a few of the things you can recycle in other ways…

Recycle your way through Pancake Day

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