Did you know?
A flourescent tube contains enough
mercury to pollute 30,000 litres of water above
the safe-to-drink level.
In the UK, we produce enough waste
each year to fill dustbins stretching from
the Earth to the Moon.
20,000 tonnes of aluminium foil
packaging thrown away in the UK each year.
15 average-sized trees are saved
for every tonne of paper recycled.
UK households produce 1.4 million
tonnes of plastic waste each year.
Over 6 billion glass containers
are used in the UK each year. Only 22% are