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The Rubbish Diet
Wed 6-Jun-12
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Toffeeapple
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See here.  I wonder if it is based solely in Suffolk?  I must investigate.

I'll try that again!

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Interesting.  Our local Council are hot on recycling, far more so than where we previously lived in Northampton, so we don't actually have much in our wheelie (rubbish) bin.

learning to love veg…..except celery :-O

Wed 6-Jun-12
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Ours is pretty good but I'm not sure that they recycle rigid plastic.  I'll have another look at their web-site, it wasn't updated the last time I checked.  I don't generate much stuff for landfill and if I have a supermarket bag full after two weeks, that is going some.

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Wed 6-Jun-12
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We have three bins- one for currently non recyclable stuff, the second for paper, cardboard and some plastics, and the third for compostable material. Our nearby waste recycling centre takes all sorts of waste, including hard plastic.

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The Liquineer said:

 Our nearby waste recycling centre takes all sorts of waste, including hard plastic.

Yes, that is because you are in Suffolk, where they do that sort of thing.  We have kerb-side collections for everything but I think rigid plastic is excluded.  We can even leave out old clothes.

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Wed 6-Jun-12
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Do you unpick the embroidery first ????????

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Wed 6-Jun-12
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eeek  Erm...I don't put those in the recycling - it took a lot of effort! 

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Thu 7-Jun-12
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Recycling, isn't that where you leave something outside because it's broken and one of the neighbours takes it?

We have one neighbour who takes metal to earn some cash, weeds are burnt on smoky bonfires and all else gets landfilled but........ Latvians throw away very little really as they don't buy so much stuff and are not likely to waste food. We have six small wheelie bins for 18 apartments and sometimes the nearby houses use our bins too. cheers

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smile the same situation out in the depths of Lincolnshire , we have 3 bins garden recycling and waste , but with a large family the recycling bin is full to overflowing every fortnight , so i shred everything i can and compost or use for mulch not very organic im sure, but effective , plus fires in the back garden are a local pastime ,everything large you put out the front stick a big free notice on and it vanishes...lol...plus we do a hell of a lot of freecycling 

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We recycle loads each week. Any food waste goes in the green Joanna. We fill one kitchen bin a week. I am working on reducing that.

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Sun 10-Jun-12
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My waste bin is a Tesco carrier bag, it has been under the sink for almost three weeks now and isn't even half full, I don't generate much waste at all. 

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