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- Plastics 2020 Challenge Recycling Debate Launched -
GB’s older generation – those aged 55 or over - have demonstrated their commitment to recycling, with more than two-thirds (68%) saying that they would continue to recycle even if doorstep recycling was removed. The research commissioned by the Plastics 2020 Challenge to launch their online recycling debate was carried out online by YouGov and shows that its the 55 and overs who lead the way when it comes to saving the planet.
Barry Turner of the Plastics 2020 Challenge said:
“We can’t just rely on the older generation to get Britain’s recycling rates up. We need to ensure that better infrastructure is in place to make it as easy as possible for all kinds of householders, including those in high-density housing and student accommodation, to get involved. One council has already stopped kerbside collection of plastic bottles...