The Blue Bin effect.

So, after years of separating our recyclable waste at home, we now put it all in one blue bin. So how does the new system work and where does all our rubbish go to?

The simple answer is that everything that can be recycled goes to a Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) where it is sorted, separated, whether by hand or machine and sometimes both, then sent to manufacturers to be made into new products. Continue reading