John Newson, an 'extreme recycler' from Birmingham, tells ITV Central about how he only filled one black bin bag in the whole of 2012 due to recycling.
The compost bin seems to be the trick of his trade.
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A large part of Hagley Road in the south west of the city was cordoned off and later reopened.
Some rain overnight, becoming drier and much brighter tomorrow.
Dry, clear and cold at first. Rain arriving overnight