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First ever tactile recycling sacks for the blind

A new range of recycling sacks designed to help the blind and partially sighted have been developed by Cory Environmental and Southend Borough Council. Residents in Southend will be able to use the sacks to sort out their recyclables and residual waste. The idea came about when Jill Allen-King, a member of the National Federation of the Blind, contacted Southend Borough Council to explain the difficulty that blind residents have in distinguishing the sacks. Sacks are distinctively coloured ..