Recycling Roundup 4th March

This weeks Recycling Roundup features stories including North Lincolnshire council collected over 1000 tonnes of recycling after the christmas period, the NHS Trust has saved over £100k by recycling unwanted hospital equipment and furniture, and finally a charity in Preston that helps offenders gain employment has won an award.

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Recycling Roundup 21st January

This weeks Recycling Roundup features stories including a new nationwide contact lense recycling scheme being launched, a clothes recycling bank is being removed from a retail park after a spate of flytipping around Christmas time, and finally a Co-op in Ipswich is raising awareness around the towns kerbside recycling.  

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Ban Recycling Boxes to Save Binmen’s Backs Says Research

The fact that we are recycling more is great for the environment, however do we think of the toll it takes on the collectors body on a daily basis.  Research has shown that it is having a detrimental effect on binmen's backs, so is it time to ban the recycling boxes and offer an alternative?

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