Foil industry counts on volunteers to boost recycling

Recycling of aluminium foil is about to expand, with the Aluminium Foil Recycling Campaign (AFRC) aiming to recycle 30% of foil by 2003, from near zero at present. The plan relies initially on voluntary collections by charities and schools - with foil being incorporated in multi-material schemes in due course when effective mechanical sorting techniques have been developed.

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