Let's recycle more
Updated: Jul 28
Let's all keep in mind that as much as 80% of the things we throw away could be recycled.
According to the Waste and Resouces Action Programme (WRAP), 25% of our Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) waste could be repaired and reused.
As much as 80% of the things we throw away could be recycled.
Recycling a single glass bottle will save enough energy to power a laptop for half an hour.
Recycling a single plastic bottle will save enough energy to power a lightbulb for three hours or more.
It takes 70% less energy to recycle paper than it does to make it new from raw materials.
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment is the fastest growing waste stream in the UK.