Defra Gives UK Recycling a £4.7 Million Boost

The UK’s recycling efforts have received a timely boost in the form of a £4.7 million recycling grant from Defra. The funds will be managed by Wrap, the recycling charity, and they’ll be put towards growing the UK’s plastic and textiles recycling and reprocessing infrastructure.

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Recycling Roundup 10th June

Residents in Telford and Wrekin will soon be able to recycle their food waste when a new kerbside collection service starts in September. The service will be run by Veolia, and the collected waste will be turned into fertiliser and energy. Each household will be given a kitchen caddy for their food waste and a larger caddy which can be kept outside and put out for collection each week.

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