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Revitalising Recycling Lessons: Weird Things That Can Be Recycled

Recycling isn’t just about newspaper, aluminum cans, glass jars and those little numbered plastic bottles you put in your recycling bin every week. There are many other things that can be recycled, and often you don’t have to go far out of your way to get them into the right hands.

As educators, we can have a broad impact on the environment by discussing recycling

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Lewisham create new textile recycling programme

Lewisham Council is launching a new procurement process with the aim of creating a single provider framework that will help to increase the amount of textiles that people drop off at London council bring sites so that they can be recycled and reused.

The initiative in London, led by Lewisham, the Hounslow boroughs, Camden, Harrow, Ealing, Barnet, and Sutton was created in order to address

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Drop in recycling prices causes problems for Viridor

Viridor, the waste business owned by Pennon, has seen their figures plunge thanks to sharp drop in prices for recycled materials. This is bad news for the company who have long viewed Viridor as their main area for growth. Pennon are one of the largest recycling companies in the UK and have around 20 plants, but have been hit badly by the fall in prices

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H&M and M&S team up for clothes recycling programme

H&M will start up a new clothing recycling service by partnering up with M&S next year. The idea is to start a global collection initiative that will help make sure all unwanted clothes are recycled or reused instead of thrown away. The recycling effort is going be launched in February in the 48 separate markets that H&M operates out of.

London hopes that the new

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Popularity of EcoSheet leads to it doubling its production

Farmers have doubled their production as the plastic plywood movement is sweeping across the nation. Starting in Luton where 2K Manufacturing is based, the new innovative plastic plywood product EcoSheet is due to double in production. The material is made out of 100% recycled plastic plywood and will be increased to 1300 items every week beginning during the first weeks of 2013.

The decision to

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London 2012 was the most sustainable games ever

It has been announced by the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012, that the Olympic and Paralympic Games were the most sustainable games ever and is also asking residents of the UK to build on the lessons learnt.

It was discovered by a report after the games by London 2012 – From Vision to reality that the sustainability targets of the games were adhered to

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