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Let's Get Real About Recycling

Update: Due to the sad passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Recycle Week was moved to October 2022. What’s that you say? Recycle Week is happening again? It sure is! And not only that, we have just launched the theme and it’s going to be a corker.

Taking place between 19th - 25th September, Recycle Week 2022 will inspire people to Get Real to improve recycling, tackling myths around recycling – such as wishcycling* and reducing confusion. Now in its nineteenth year, Recycle Week, is the nation’s biggest annual celebration of recycling.

Sarah Clayton from Recycle Now, said “In 2022, we want to show why recycling is important in the battle against the climate emergency. We are focusing on helping people recycle more effectively at home, showing people how to overcome barriers and providing simple support through our popular Recycling Locator.

We are thrilled to welcome sponsors Coca-Cola, Danone, innocent, McDonald's and Ocado on board to support us to help citizens improve their recycling behaviours, we’re keen to get more partners on board to help us to inspire the nation by cutting through the hyperbole and to be real about why we recycle, where we need to get to and what really happens. This year, Recycling gets REAL.”

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