The problem with recycling

The problem with recycling

Are you being commendably virtuous by rinsing out all those milk cartons, or is separating waste for recycling a big fat waste of time?

Earlier this year, Ireland’s celebrity models and sporting heroes asked you to recycle one more piece of plastic per week.

Repak’s Team Green campaign was launched last May; so far, just over 4,000 people have taken the pledge, despite the no doubt widespread appeal of Team Green ambassadors like Roz Purcell and Paul McGrath. Over the course of a year, that’s 208,000 more bits of plastic for the green bins, then.

If the response...

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