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Recycling Roundup 27th August

This weeks Recycling Roundup features stories include a new fully operational recycling plant which has now opened in WestLothian, recycling collections have been affected in North Somerset due to refuse crew shortages, and finally Fife Council's attempt to try and increase charges at a recycling centre could lead to an increase of businesses fly-tipping.

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Recycling Roundup 13th August

This weeks Recycling Roundup includes stories about Wigan's recycling rates increasing, a bomb squad being called to a recycling centre in Manchester and finally a three weekly rubbish collection may have been hit with bad press but in Rochdale the recycling rates had increased.

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Recycling Roundup 30th July

This weeks Recycling Roundup include official figures provided by Defra say that the UK has exceeded its packaging recycling target, a village in South Wales have taking their concerns about the unbearable smell from the quarry and recycling plant to a public meeting, and finally 2 peopl have been taken to hospital after a fire broke out at a recycling station in Norwich.  

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Recycling Roundup 16th July

This weeks Recycling roundup features stories including discarded laughing gas canisters being littered in areas despite the fact they can be recycled for money, Wirrall council have told residents they have no plans to introduce a food recycling scheme, and finally RECOUP organised collections of trays, cups and PET drinks bottles for recycling.  

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Recycling Roundup 2nd July

This weeks Recycling Roundup feature stories including Morrisons annoucing new measures in which to help reduce plastic pollution, Veolia opening what they say is Europes first solar panel recycling facility, and finally councils across the West Midlands are sending recycling that they collect overseas.  

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Recycling Roundup 4th June

This weeks Recycling Roundup features stories including a survey being carried out in Aberdeenshire to help understand recycling in the area with the aim to hit a target by 2025, a Sunningdale recycling centre has been removed due to multiple incidents of flytipping, and finally a fire in Perth industrial estate has been blamed on mobile phone batteries. 

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Recycling Roundup 21st May

This weeks Recycling Roundup features stories including a flytipping occurance 400 yeards away from a recycling centre, Dundee council are debating whether to remove recycling bins from a community area and finally, recycling in Somerset is set to include plastic food pots, tubs and trays.  

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Recycling Roundup 23rd April

This weeks Recycling Roundup includes stories about a city in Australia is sending all of their recycling to landfill due to costs, a pensioner has been left with overflowing due to changes in bin collections in his hometown of Dundee, finally Cambridgeshire's recycling rates have been plummeting since 2015.

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Recycling Roundup 7th May

Stories this week include a new app being introduced which sends notifications to residents phones to remind them when to put their recyclables out, children at a childcare nursery have started collecting bottletops to help contribute to recycling, and finally the Environmental Secretary has just opened a new fridge recycling plant.  

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Recycling Roundup 9th April

Stories for this weeks Recycling Roundup include criminals in Germany have reversed engineered the bottle desposit vending machines to pay out for multiple bottles, a business in has invested £250k into the scrap buying and processing facility in Cumbria, and finally a drinks can awareness programme were at the finish line to engage race fans.

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