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UK Waste Infographic

Recycling a smarter approach to waste management call us 0845 337 3422 now on A Cory Environmental Company IN LESS THAN THE UK PRODUCES ENOUGH WASTE TO FILL THE ALBERT HALL IT TAKES 75% TO MAKE A PLASTIC BOTTLE FROM RECYCLED PLASTIC COMPARED TO ONE MADE SOLELY FROM LESS ENERGY VIRGIN MATERIALS THE ENERGY SAVED BY RECYCLING THE BOTLES WE THROW AWAY A DAY WOULD SAVE ENOUGH ENERGY 128 TO CONTINIOUSLY POWER A 60 WATT LIGHT BULB FOR UP TO YEARS 24 TO MAKE 1 TONNE OF NEWSPAPER (150 LARGE SUNDAY PAPERS) WHEN IT ONLY TAKES 7 DAYS FOR RECYCLED PAPER TO COME BACK AS PAPER AGAIN WE USE TREES IN BRITAIN EACH YEAR, WE THROW AWAY A MILLION. TONES OF ELECTRONIC WASTE - ENOUGH TO FILL WEMBLEY STADIUM SIX TIMES OVER 65M 15° OF THE INK CARTRIDGES THAT ARE USED IN THE UK ONLY IT TAKES 3,656,250 GALLONS OF OIL TO MANUFACTURE THE OTHER WHICH WILL END UP IN UK LANDFILLS IF EVERYONE IN UK OFFICES SAVED A DAY, WE VWOULD SAVE 1STAPLE O 72TONNES OF METAL A YEAR ON AVERAGE 16% OF MONEY YOU SPEND ON A PRODUCT PAYS FOR THE PACKAGING, WHICH ULTIMATELY ENDS UP AS RUBBISH NEARLY 25% O OF WASTE ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT THAT'S TAKEN TO HOUSEHOLD WASTE RECYCLING CENTRES COULD BE RE-USED, WORTH AROUND £200M GROSS A YEAR 55% OF PEOPLE THINK THAT RETAILERS SHOULD REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF PACKAGING THEY USE MINTEL MARCH 2014 - THE GREEN CONSUMER UK 16% OF SMALL BUSINESSES WOULD RECYCLE MORE IF THEY HAD MORE ACCESS TO BETTER FACILITIES HOURS

UK Waste Infographic

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Recycling Services presents surprising facts about waste in the UK.

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