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Recycling tin foil

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  1. Zigs

    Zigs Naughty Ginger Admin Staff Member

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    So you've cleaned and separated your tinfoil, put it in the bin marked "clean tin foil only."....

    Then a bloke from Dorset council turns up, opens the tin foil bin and dumps the whole lot in general waste for landfill :doh::dunno:

    They try to shame us into recycling and then do that :gaah:

    Wonder how much more we are being conned :th scifD36:
     
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    • pete

      pete Growing a bit of this and a bit of that....

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      I tend to think recycling is just another fad really.
      I take my bottles to the recycle, you have to sort them, brown ,green etc.
      Bet they all end up in the same pile to be crushed for aggregate, but it makes the council look really good.;)
       
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        Its all a con. My council were caught landfilling all the paper that was meant to be recycled.

        People getting all freaked out with plastic in the oceans yet the same people chuck their plastic bottles etc out the car window as they drive along the lovely country roads.

        And just for the record i still recycle,dont flush plastics down the loo or chuck mc donalds containers out my window either..:old:
         
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          pete Growing a bit of this and a bit of that....

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          I think it would be a good idea to really clamp down on littering.

          Times I come across a half drank bottle of coke just tossed in my garden or by the roadside.

          Only this morning there was a whole lot of fast food stuff on the grass at the top of the road, obviously just thrown out of a car window.

          It needs to be treated as serious, not just accepted.
           
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            Zigs, they may have changed the way it's sorted, our recycling goes into one bag then into lorry all mixed up, it then goes to a big sorting centre to get sorted

            There's some good excusses to be used when busy and they can put it into landfill pos at tax payers expense, it was contaminated by house holder


            Most of our rubbish on the roadside is from silage wrap, then second worst is stuff coming out the back of the recycle and rubbish lorrys as they drive around the road collecting it :scratch:
            we don't see fast food packets about because we are to far from the shops so it's been tossed out long time before there get here
             
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            They collect food waste here.
            Must be a maggot mountain at this time of the year where they dump it.

            Saw this bloke this morning putting a finished can on top of someones wall, it fell off, so he picked it up and put it back on the wall.
            I really cant understand the thinking:scratch:, like it was not littering if he put it on the wall.:mad:
             

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