Recycling - are we doing enough?
To improve recycling across the island as individuals and also as a community.
Why the contribution is important
This is an area I feel that could be improved on our Island.
I know for our household we have a wide range of recycling oppurtunities and on our street I also know that not all households recycle.
Why? I'm not sure but perhaps if there needs to be, not neccesarily an incentive (as surely saving the planet is incentive enough) but some way that encourages people to choose to recycle.
As the choice is where it fails - in that some people choose not to, as it is so much easier to throw rubbish in the bin. Although does it take that much longer to rinse out a tin and pop it in the aluminium collection?
Also we seem limited as an island as to what can and cant be recycled? In France they have yellow bags for recycling, black for rubbish and people take their glass to the bottle banks. They also have underground local recycling points and in some instances shared composting areas.
Obviously all countries are different, all have different options or restrictions, but are we doing enough as individuals and/or a country?
by AmeL on February 02, 2021 at 12:38PM