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Door collection boosts recycling on deprived London estates

Recycling rates on a large London housing association estate have been boosted by an innovative door-to-door collection service.Since the beginning of September, when the scheme started in the Clapham Park area in south London, the weight of goods collected for recycling has gone up from 880kg to an estimated 8,805kg each week.Before the scheme began, residents were encouraged to put their paper, cardboard, plastic bottles, glass and cans into large communal bins. ...