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What comedians think of recycling

At the recent Glastonbury Festival, MRW kept bumping into comedians. So we couldnt help but ask them about their recycling views. Harry Enfield, comedian and writer I recycle because the planet is dying, maan, yeah. I always take my recycling to the recycling banks in my huge, massive 4x4 car. But seriously, I think it is an important thing to do as we cannot keep building up mountains of waste to send to landfill. Stephen Merchant, co-writer the Office and Extras and actor in Extras Recycling is vital. Im very pro-recycling. Where I live in Camden it is very big on recycling, but I still find it frustrating. I live in a flat and they wouldnt collect recycling from the block until I made a fuss and got a box. But even now I sometimes have to drive to the recycling banks to recycle everything I want to. It is all about making the effort. In fact, I have a real issue with plastic bags they do my head in. I take them back to re-use them at the supermarket and the staff there look at me like I am a smack-head for doing that. We need to change attitudes to recycling and re-use. Dara OBriain, comedian and presenter of Mock the Week Recycling is a doddle to do. I find it kinda fun sorting through my waste it is like sorting through out of body poo really and who wouldnt find that fun. The only difference being that poo is a waste in the body and plastic bottles, newspapers and the like dont tend to be quite so slimy. James Corden, co-writer and starred in Gavin & Stacey on BBC3, starred in the History Boys and appeared in Little Britain Recycling is really important. Everybody has got to watch the Al Gore film An Inconvenient Truth to see why we have to recycle and care for the environment. As a person living on the Earth, I know that it is something I have to do. I used to live in a flat and this meant that I had to drive to the recycling banks. But it seems that not being able to recycle in flats is gradually ending and so now it isnt necessary for me to drive as it gets collected from my home.

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