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Recycled aluminium cans to help grow fruit trees in Malawi

Recycling more aluminium cans and foil will help to grow a mass of fruit trees in Africa following an initiative launched by BBC TV presenter Dr Charlotte Uhlenbroek, an environmental film maker. The Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro), a not-for-profit group, is working with British charity Ripple Africa to grow a tree in Malawi for every tonne of aluminium packaging recycled in the UK. Uhlenbroek said: I am really keen to support this initiative because I like the fact ...