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Feature: Recycling at 'The ends of the earth'

A remark often made by visitors to Chile is that they have come to the ends of the earth. An almost incomprehensibly thin country on the Pacific coast of South America, Chile is cushioned from its neighbour Argentina by the magnificent Andes. And when you consider that Chile’s entire length north to south is the equivalent distance from Scotland to Nigeria, the country’s sense of isolation can be understood.