Our local council has been quite smart about its push on recycling. While some have risked the anger of the Daily Mail and Eric Pickles by lumbering local taxpayers with umpteen recycling bins and cutting back refuse collection, ours has taken the softly, softly approach.
It started with a green bin for garden rubbish, and would we mind using a black box for glass and a bag for paper. This stepped up with a brown wheelie for glass, plastic bottles and cans and a blue one for paper and card. And all the time they were experimenting with other ideas in some parts of town to demonstrate their acceptability. Read more ›››