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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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Recycling Roundup 26th March

This weeks recycling roundup includes stories about a recycling business which has secured new funding, the company specialises in turning household waste into fuel.  Copeland council have taking the residents into consideration and are not offering free lids for their recycling boxes and finally, a council in melbourne has been criticised for going through residents rubbish.

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Recycling Roundup 12th March

This weeks edition of Recycling Roundup features stories include a fine for a recycling company in Sussex after an explosion, Chiltern Railways are the first train operator to recycle coffee cups and beach cleans in Jersey have gained support from a company which turns waste into reusable materials.

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Recycling Roundup 26th Feburary

This weeks Recycling Roundup contains stories including residents in Ealing can now use an app for information on recycling in their local area, staff at Oxfordshire's household recycling centre being given body cameras to help tackle abuse they are given from customers and finally residents in Shropshire have been complaining to the council because they have not been given lids for their recycling boxes.

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Recycling Roundup 12th February

Stories this week include looking at the waste management statistics in Northern Ireland, carpet recycling is up by 42% according to Carpet Recycling UK, and lastly, residents in Cumbria are soon to be able to recycle card and plastics.  

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Recycling Roundup 29th January

Some of the stories originating this week include Gosport Council joining forces with Huhtamaki to pilot a coffee cup collection and recycling service, a story showing that kerbside collections are having a positive effect and figures in Colchester are set to exceed expectations.

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