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Residents misuse recycling bins

A campaign is starting in North Kesteven in Lincolnshire to remind people what can and cannot be recycled. The wrong waste is sometimes contaminating green recycling bins. A dead pheasant has even been found in one bin.

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Recycling in Lincolnshire

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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