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Assorted recyclates

Plastic bottle

Plastic tubs

Assorted green waste

Foil cups

Waste Aware Orkney & Shetland

Orkney & Shetland: Introduction

This Waste Strategy Area consists of the area covered by Orkney Islands Council and Shetland Islands Council.

In 2002/2003, Orkney and Shetland together recycled 4,283 tonnes* of household waste.



Engine oil Plastic Bottle


*Figure based on 2002/2003 Local Authority Waste Arisings Survey



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