Why Recycle

Why Recycle?

9 out of 10 people would recycle more if it was made easier. We make it easier, that’s a fact!

Recycling one tonne of paper on average saves 17 mature trees.

Recycling creates jobs

Recycling contributes to a cleaner, greener and healthier environment.

Recycling reduces waste going to landfill.

Recycling paper produces fewer polluting emissions to air and water.

Recycling is good for our economy as it it decreases the necessity to import raw materials.

Recycling tips:

Choose recycled products and products that are designed to be recycled. (look for relevant logos on packaging).

Remember the four R’s. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recover.

Encourage others to join you in recycling.

Use less and reuse where possible.

Choose a reputable partner.

How much do I need to recycle to make a difference?

1kg of recycled newspaper will offset a 10km drive.

1 tonne of recycled glass will offset a 1000km flight.

1kg of recycled alluminium will offset a 130km train journey.