That’s right; take the tops off your plastic bottles and glass bottles and jars before you recycle them and our Materials Recovery Facility, (or MURPHY as we like to call him) will happily continue to process your mixed recycling. MURPHY gets into all sorts of bother when tops and lids get caught up in him, he also doesn’t like other bits and pieces that are not meant for him, such as watering cans, hose pipes old shoes and plastic bags are definitely not his thing!
Could you recycle more?
We would like everyone recycling this summer to help boost Greater Manchester’s recycling rate, it’s 40% and we have a target of 50% by 2015, so get involved with the challenge andpledge to recycle more and you could win £200.
Now it’s summer time and holiday season is upon us, recycling might not be the first thing on our minds, but…
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