The UK waste management charity WasteAid UK is set to run a two year plastic recycling project in Gambia that is being funded by the government. The charity has been working in Africa since 2015 and since then has set up recycling centres in 27 communities.
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Everyone should be trying to recycle as much as they can but in some instances what do we do with certain items like lightbulbs and packing peanuts, we have produced a mini guide on what to do with some of these items.
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.
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.
Traditional higher education results in a lot of waste and pollution. Cue online learning.
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