HomeProcessesRecycling44 per cent of UK bottles not recycled, claims Recycle Now

44 per cent of UK bottles not recycled, claims Recycle Now

Each year the average UK household uses 480 plastics bottles but only recycles 270 of them, claims Recycle Now, which has released new data claiming that the number of plastics bottles evading recycling could reach 29 billion over the four years up to the end of 2020.

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