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Recycling is an excellent way of saving energy and conserving the environment.
UK households produced 30.5 million tonnes of waste in 2003/04, of which 17% was collected for recycling. There is still a great deal of waste which could be recycled that ends up in landfill sites which is harmful to the environment.
We can recycle:
24 million tonnes of aluminium is produced annually, 51,000 tonnes of which ends up as packaging in the UK.
Glass is 100% recyclable and can be used again and again.
12.5 million tonnes of paper and cardboard are used annually in the UK.
275,000 tonnes of plastic are used each year in the UK, that’s about 15 million bottles per day.
What’s in your Rubbish Bin?
Much of this waste can be recycled and should be disposed of separately to general household waste.
Do you recycle at school?
Do you recycle at home?
What do you recycle?
Do you use plastic shopping bags?
Do you use plastic bottles?