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New trial could increase country's plastics recycling capacity

Shredding and collection of commercial and industrial rigid plastics using a mobile shredding unit will be trialled with the aim of increasing the UK’s plastics recycling capacity. Axion Recycling will carry out the six month trial from April, thanks to funding from the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP). It will target rigid plastics such as bakery trays and wheelie bins, of which there are a significant number. These are difficult to recycle ...