Recycling

  1. Bin amnesty sees residents offered second chance

    Recycling bins that have not been emptied due to having the wrong items in them will now be collected as part of a council initiative to encourage people to get it right.

    Tagged recycling bin in Boston

    Boston Borough Council said a small number of residents were still putting non-recyclable items in the blue bin, meaning less waste was able to be recycled due to it being contaminated.

    The authority said it was offering residents a fresh start, but added that if bins continue to be tagged after this week enforcement action could be taken.

    Quote Message: It is down to each individual to take personal responsibility when it comes to recycling. It is important to ensure that the right materials go in the right bin. If we get it right, it gives the best opportunity for the materials to be recycled.” from Councillor Deborah Evans Boston Borough Council
    Councillor Deborah EvansBoston Borough Council
  2. Recycling | Never Have I Ever

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    Video caption: Alice takes the classic drinking game of Never Have I Ever and gives it an eco twist.

    Have you made these recycling mistakes? Alice takes the classic drinking game of Never Have I Ever and gives it an eco twist.

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    Video caption: Rome mayor election: Can Rome be rescued from the rubbish?

    Piles of rubbish are one of the problems facing Rome as its residents vote for a new mayor this weekend

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    Video caption: Old PPE masks find new life fighting plastic waste

    All schools and colleges in Cornwall will be given litter pickers made from old hospital masks.

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    Video caption: Disused Carmarthenshire quarry 'needs to be protected'

    There are fears wildlife will be harmed if a recycling faciity is developed at the site.