Plastic bottle recycling increases
The amount of plastic bottles collected for recycling from the household waste stream jumped 50% in 2004, according to a survey by plastics recycling organisation Recoup.1 However, the quantity collected, some 36,350 tonnes, is just 8% of the total amount of plastic bottles in the household waste stream.
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- 1 UK plastic bottle recycling survey 2005, at www.recoup.org/business/default.asp
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