Local authorities can boost their recycling rates by over 1% and save over £450k in waste disposal if they introduced a bulky waste collection service. Figures by WRAP suggest that 50% of goods that are taken to the recycling centre could be reused.
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Despite councils and England needing to hit recycling targets, 27% of councils are still not recycling plastics like tubs, pots and foot trays. The Recycling Association say that people are trying to do their bit but a lackadaisical attitude from the councils is not helping the situaton.