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Street waste gets recycled in the heart of the city

Westminster City Council has said that an innovative scheme aimed at boosting recycling rates being trialled in the West End has produced reasonable results so far.The scheme involves street sweepers having to sift through waste to salvage recyclable materials such as tins, cans, glass and plastic for recycling in the Soho area.Recycling officer Phil Robson told MRW: We are trialling street cleansing litter because it makes up one quarter of household waste stream. ...