Coronavirus: How the waste sector is pulling together to keep recycling going during lockdown

Despite fears at the outset of the lockdown that councils would be forced to suspend recycling services, local authorities, the waste sector and the government are working together to keep vital collections running. Conor McGlone finds out how.

by Conor McGlone
Refuse collectors acknowledge the applause from local residents as waste bins are collected in Northampton. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images
Refuse collectors acknowledge the applause from local residents as waste bins are collected in Northampton. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

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