A new social media initiative and part of the Waste Less Recycle More campaign has launched, with an awesome educational video.
The campaign has some extremely important reminders for the community on how to maximise the amount of resources from your recycling bin that actually get recycled.
Why can’t I put plastic bags in the recycling bin?
It’s not safe for recycling facility workers to open plastic bags full of recycling, and the bags get caught in the sorting machines. The bags have to be picked off the conveyer and sent to landfill. So the recycling in plastic bags doesn’t get recycled.
There’s no magic fairy at the sorting facility, but you can work some magic by un-bagging your recycling, so your recycling efforts aren’t wasted.
For more informtion, check out www.getridofitright.com