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Let's recycle more

Updated: Jul 28, 2021

Let's all keep in mind that as much as 80% of the things we throw away could be recycled.








Waste Facts


According to the Waste and Resouces Action Programme (WRAP), 25% of our Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) waste could be repaired and reused.

  1. As much as 80% of the things we throw away could be recycled.

  2. Recycling a single glass bottle will save enough energy to power a laptop for half an hour.

  3. Recycling a single plastic bottle will save enough energy to power a lightbulb for three hours or more.

  4. It takes 70% less energy to recycle paper than it does to make it new from raw materials.

  5. Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment is the fastest growing waste stream in the UK.


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