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Plastics collections set to increase across the UK

By Greg PitcherThe UK is set for a rapid growth in kerbside plastics collections, according to two key bodies.Recoup and the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) believe many councils are realising the light material can make a big contribution to their weight-based targets. Currently only 5% of plastic bottles are recovered by local authorities, despite the fact they account for around 10% of general refuse. But the reaction of local ...