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London Olympics 2012 site recycles 100 year old rubbish

Century old rubbish at the London Olympic 2012 site is being cleared using a recycling machine to sift and sort 70,000 cubic metres of rubbish. Recovered material is being removed from a 100-year-old tip, which will be the site of the Velopark and Olympic village. Up to 500 tonnes of industrial waste a day is being sorted into piles of glass, metal, concrete, soil and other materials to be reused on site or recycled off-site by a variety of specialist material recycling companies. ...