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A small council in Northern Ireland dramatically increases its recycling rate

A small council in Northern Ireland has seen a staggering 76% increase in its kerbside recycling rate by introducing a two-box collection service. Carrickfergus Borough Council has seen recycling rates soar since introducing the scheme in April. Each resident is provided with one 55-litre red box, which takes card and cardboard, and one 55-litre black box which takes all other dry recyclable materials. Social enterprise contractor Bryson Recycling has worked with the council to help ...