Recycling News:

Contact lens recycling scheme launched across UK
…Contact lens wearers will be able to recycle their lenses for free in a new UK… offers recycling for the blister and foil packaging. According to research… lenses down the toilet or sink. Previously, if customers wanted to recycle


Smaller recycling bins 'to cut staff bad backs and fatigue'
Recycling boxes in south Cumbria have been reduced in size to stop bin… plastic recycling is so confusing 'My passion for recycling' Where is the plastic…


Bledrow Ridge: Plan to close recycling centre backed
Recycling Centre near High Wycombe - as part of £1.2m of cuts to balance its books…


Colchester Zoo: Essex Christmas tree recycling goes wild
…Christmas tree recycling has created a "novel" post-festive delight…


Kitten rescued from Widnes recycling machine
…A stray kitten found trapped in a recycling machine with its head jammed…


Christmas tree recycling: Don't let yours end up in landfill
…Many people see 6 January as the last day of Christmas, the day the tree comes down and the decorations get packed away. But if your tree is one of the 7m 'real' ones brought in the UK every year, you'll need to find somewhere for it to go…


Recycling: Where is the plastic waste mountain?
recycling industry warned that the decision would be a "game-changer" and that it would… - because some of it can be lucratively recycled. So some nations have geared up… their reprocessing plants to welcome our waste with open arms. Many Chinese recyclers moved…


Single-use coffee cups: Wales urged to bring in 'latte levy'
… consumption," she added. "So not just [a focus] on recycling, because that's still using… levy" unnecessary as its cups were 100% recyclable and consumers wanted more… recycling. "The industry has come together in force to improving recovering…


Why plastic recycling is so confusing
…Most people are trying their best to recycle plastic - but the many different… ways in which recycling is collected by councils across the UK has left them… confused over what can be recycled and what can't. New plans on how plastic is recycled


Briton Ferry recycling centre 'bomb' not explosive
…A recycling centre in Neath Port Talbot was evacuated after a suspected wartime…