Waste reforms 'could push aluminium recycling'

Environmental think tank Green Alliance has called for all aluminium packaging to be included in proposals for a 'core' set of materials collected for recycling by councils.

A report issued by the organisation today (11 March) has claimed that as much as 97% of aluminium packaging could be recovered if cans are included in a DRS alongside plastic bottles, and if aluminium packaging including aerosols, foil trays and food tins are among the materials specified for collection under proposals to 'standardise' council recycling services.

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