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Plastic recycling crisis as first council plans to tell households to bin plastic

Swindon has said it wants households to put mixed plastic items, such as yogurt pots and plastic trays, in the bin with regular waste CREDIT – MAARIGARD

Published on The Telegraph website on the 18th October 2018
Story by Katie Morley, Consumer Affairs Editor

 

TheĀ first council in the UK has said it is planning to tell residents to stop recycling mixed plastic, sparking fears that years of progress on reducing black bag waste is on the verge of going into reverse.

It comes as the Environment Agency is understood to be investigating the plastics recycling industry over claims that millions of tonnes of plastic is never actually recycled, meaning consumers may have been wasting time separating plastic waste.

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