The Need to Recycle Waste for a Greener Future
We need to recycle more rubbish ..
People in the UK
are getting better at recycling, but we still need to recycle lots more of
The government has launched a campaign called the "big recycle" and want
30% of our waste to be recycled by 2010.
Britain is one of the worst
countries in Europe at re-using its waste, with people in Austria recycling
60% of the things they throw away.
UK households recycled around a
third of all their packaging in 2004 - an increase from around 25% in 2002
The Minister for Recycling Ben Bradshaw said:
"There is no doubt
that it is becoming easier to recycle in the UK and that people are
becoming increasingly keen to do so. However, there is still room for improvement."
want much more doing though, and are very keen on local councils increasing
amount of things that can be recycled.