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Recycling may be waste of time, says charity

Sep 22, 2018 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

CLING film, plant pots and takeaway trays are being recycled by less than one in 10 councils, figures show.

Data from Wrap, a waste charity, reveals that councils across the UK have drastically different recycling regimes, under which some households are able to recycle different items to others.

It means some households may be wasting their time trying to recycle some items marked as "recyclable" because they are unaware their council cannot recycle it.

Detergent bottles, drin...