Reading residents can now recycle more household rubbish

Reading Borough councillor Liz Terry. Photo courtesy (c) Re3

Reading residents can now put plastic pots, tubs, trays, clean foil, foil trays and food or drink cartons into their recycling bins.

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Reading’s rubbish epidemic

When I was a child, my mother once smacked me for throwing a piece of orange peel out of the car window. Smacking children has long since been banned but littering (and even worse, fly tipping) is now endemic in the UK. Say what you like about Europe, but you’d be hard pushed to find cities and countryside on the other side of the channel that are as rubbish-strewn, unsightly and unloved as their British counterparts.

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