The Bureau for International Recycling have said despite still compiling data, the first every Global Recycling Day was a success. The recycling day called upon everyone to make 7 commitments to reduce waste and recycle more, this included raising the awareness of recycling rules, recycle more e-waste and to reuse items wherever possible.
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Michael Gove is considering introducing national standards to end local authorities freedom to determine what they can and cannot recycle, for example some recycle every type of plastic compared to some others not recycing plastic at all. It is said that standardising recycling services will improve the overall recycling rate in England.
Bristol has been named Europe’s sixth greenest city by a recent study. How do we know that the data in this study is reliable? Because it's ours!
Recent surveys have suggested that young people are the least likely generation to recycle, and that some have an indifferent attitude towards it. Is this true and, if so, why? Furthermore, how can councils and waste companies get their recycling message across to the new generation?
With the 6 nations now over and done with for another year, recycle for Wales used this as an oppurtunity to push their message across, they wanted people to know that recycling food waste that is not edible such as tea bags and banana skins can help power your tv and power your lights.