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Lancaster City turns to plastic

This week saw Lancaster City Council collecting plastic bottles from householders for the first time. Residents were given black boxes with red lids, and the council will collect plastic bottles from these boxes as a separate recyclable item. On average each household in Lancaster uses more than 350 plastic bottles a year and less than 8% of these currently get recycled. To help increase that percentage, the following will be collected for recycling: plastic milk bottles, mineral water ...