16 Oct 2009
Here is some thought for Mr. Benn:
I live in Aberdeenshire. Some time ago I arrived at the local waste collection site with clear broken glass. I asked for the white bottle bank to be opened, so I could deposit it there. No. I was directed to the landfill container. The same happened with a quantity of plastic, partly LDPE, partly Polystyrene, both clearly marked. Same directions.
On the 'recycle' container for plastic bottles is a message: "only bottles, no food containers". But food containers are made from exactly the same plastics as the bottles!!
Are we recycling, or what.......?