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Research reveals truth about collection scheme myths

Assumptions that one recycling collection method will always be cheaper or produce better quality are wrong according to research published today.In a study into recycling services used by local authorities, the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) found that kerbside sort recycling collections beat single stream commingled methods on cost efficiency. However, two stream-commingled collections where paper is separate have similar net costs to kerbside sort.