Cumbria residents to recycle more after watching Blue Planet plastic pollution

RESIDENTS across Cumbria have vowed to recycle more after watching shocking scenes of plastic dumped in the ocean on David Attenborough's nature programme Blue Planet II.
New data shows households in the county recycled, reused or composted 45 per cent of all waste during 2016/17 - one per cent less than in 2011/12.
Now, everyone are now being urged to think carefully about what they buy in a bid to help the county hit the government's target for recycling of at least 50 per cent by 2020 - and halt heartbreaking damage to the planet.
Cumbria County Council's environment boss Councillor... read more

 
19 December 2017 in Regional North West , Views: 52
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