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Gardener's world of recycling

Recycling was on fine display at this years Chelsea Flower Show, in leading horticulturist Jon Wheatleys Sign of the Times garden which considers the future effects of climate change.

Using Viridor Waste Managements Revive soil conditioner, made from recycled green waste, Wheatley produced an exciting range of plants, flowers and fruits. He included other recycled materials, including a path made from recycled CDs.

This year, the show announced that its exhibits will be recycled for the first time. Glass and plastic in restaurants must be recycled along with at least half the carpet used at the show.


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