One Bag Recycling Man

A man from Birmingham recycled so much in 2012 that he only filled one black bin bag in the whole year.

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Recycling: Top tips

Here's a few tips to getting the most out of your recycling:

  • Reuse glass jars.
  • Reuse plastic carrier bags as bin liners or return them to your local supermarket to be recycled.
  • Buy products with packaging which is recyclable.
  • Use resealable and reusable containers for storing food.
  • Buy goods that are made from recycled material.
  • Use baking soda to clean sinks, toilets and showers.
  • Use kerbside recycling schemes if available.
  • Visit recycling banks.
  • Have a recycling bin next to your ordinary bin in the house.

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