15 February 2017
A special report for letsrecycle.com, outlines the main challenges the recycling industry is facing in the UK, and asks what lies ahead for industry as a whole.
A special report commissioned by letsrecycle.com has outlined quality and consistency as the two key factors facing the recycling sector in the UK, and in particular England-
The report suggests that these two main challenges for the industry, but also highlighted increased contamination and falling recycling rates as the main issues for the industry.
Dubbed a 'recycling hangover' in the new year period, it highlights what is described as a trend 'over indulgence' by the UK public in reference to recycling.
Despite the increasing levels of food waste, municipal recycling levels have not only stagnated but fallen in places.
The commissioned pair identified five key trends that people say contribute to their frustration about recycling:
They report also identifies two possible solutions to reverse the trend:
The full report is available here: http://www.letsrecycle.com/news/latest-news/addressing-quality-and-consistency/
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