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How is Recycling Sorted?

After you have washed and placed your recycling in your bins or boxes for collection, do you know what happens to it?  Well after it is collected it has to be separated further and any contamincation is removed well before they can be made into new products and materials. 

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Can Recycling Be Bad for the Environment

It is always reported that recycling is best for the environment, but are they wrong?  For example some councils have an all in one recycling scheme where all recyclables are put in the same box and the processing plant separates them, this causes extra sorting and more machinery being used which produces more pollution.

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Encouraging children to recycle

If a child is old enough to clear away their own mess and put something in the bin, they’re old enough to learn about recycling. Make bins accessible and use colours to communicate, such as the blue bin for recyclables and the black bin for general waste

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