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Recycling firm helps prevent plastic bottles going to waste in floods

A recycling firm has been drafted in to flood-hit Gloucestershire to help prevent millions of empty plastic water bottles ending up as floating litter. Recrescos call to action by local authorities comes as up to 350,000 people in 130,000 homes remain without fresh running water in Tewkesbury, Gloucester and Cheltenham. Although the water supply is set to be restored by the end of this week, it could be up to 14 days before tap water is safe to drink. The army is distributing five million ...