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The average household contains a small car's worth of plastic including food packaging, textiles and white goods — but only four per cent is recycled, study shows

The average UK household contains a small car's worth of plastic including food packaging, textiles and white goods — but only four per cent is recycled. Researchers from the University of Exeter's Business School created a tool to estimate just how much 'invisible' plastic can be found in British homes. The tool also considered the plastic that enters households in the form of products and packaging and leaves as waste on an annual basis, alongside recycling rates. Read more......

 

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