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Commingled plastics force recyclers to import material - COMMENT UPDATE

Plastics recycler Linpac has had to import materials because it cannot get the right quality from UK collections, a BBC investigation will reveal tonight. Inside Out on BBC One has found that Linpac, in Castleford imports 40% of its plastic from Belgium and Holland, while much of the UKs waste plastic is shipped to China.Linpac said it was forced to look abroad for raw materials even though thousands of tonnes of suitable plastic are left out for recycling by Yorkshire residents. ...