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Reduce / Reuse / Recycle

Recycle

Recycle is the third and final level of the waste hierarchy. Recycling recovers value from things that would otherwise simply be disposed of. It means that fewer natural resources are being exploited. The more people that recycle, the cheaper the products will be.

There are many things you can recycle such as glass, paper, steel and aluminium from cans, foil and plastics. Different systems are available to help us recycle materials; the most common ones are bring systems (e.g. bottle banks) or kerbside collection schemes. The second example is being introduced by many local authorities across Scotland and will increase steadily over the next decade.

To find out where the recycling point nearest to you is, go to www.recycle-more.co.uk, or contact your local authority to find out their recycling plans for your area.

 

 


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