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?

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

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

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