Council bosses in Lincolnshire have started off a new campaign, encouraging people to recycle their waste properly, saying that just one item in a wrong bin means that the whole lot has to be sent to landfill.
They say while it is only a small minority of people who do not understand the system - it can have a major impact on keeping the system working as James Webster now reports.
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Monday morning weather forecast
Emma Jesson brings you Sunday evening's forecast for Yorkshire and Lincolnshire
Wet and windy spells, interspersed with drier interludes this week. Wintry showers and variable temperatures. Gales and a weather warning