Whether you’re a country-maintaining collection crew member, or a life-saving key worker. A home-schooling hero, or a work-from-home star. Big business, or local legend. This Recycle Week, we want to thank each and every one of you. For pulling together whilst staying apart. And continuing to recycle. No matter what life throws in the way. Protecting our nation and our planet for the future. Together.
9 out of 10 households say they 'regularly recycle' but...
On average, UK households put
1 - 2 items in the general rubbish that could be collected for
Common items include foil, aerosols and plastic detergent/cleaning bottles.
The majority of UK households put one or more items in the recycling that is not accepted for recycling.
Common items include plastic bags, toothpaste tubes, drinking glasses and drink cartons
Want to be sure you are putting the right things in the right bins?
Partners across the nation have pulled together to help make Recycle Week 2020 happen. A massive thank you to everyone for your support.
Missed out this year? Get in touch below to find out how to be a part of Recycle Week 2021.
Recycle Week 2020:
One Minute Briefs challenge
We asked the creative community @OneMinuteBriefs to help spread the message behind #RecycleWeek and #TogetherWeRecycle, thanking the nation and its collection workers for continuing to do their bit and encouraging us all to recycle more things, more often.
TAKING ACTION, TOGETHER
Help spread the word this Recycle Week. Like, share, re-post, get involved. Use #RecycleWeek on social media. And check out our social channels where we’ll feature our favourite posts of the nation celebrating Recycle Week together.