Tomorrow sees the start of National Recycle Week.  According to Recycle Now ( the focus of the week is on raising awareness about plastic bottle recycling, as currently less than 50% of those used in the UK get recycled.

I’m always a bit dubious about these national ‘weeks’ – I know they’re great publicity, but you can’t help feeling the issues raised should be just as important the other 51 weeks of the year.  Still, if it makes people think about it a little more, I guess it’s a good thing.

Amusing statistic on the website: “If all of us in the UK recycled just one extra plastic bottle during Recycle Week, this would save enough energy to power over 71,000 plasma screen TVs for a year.”

Think what we could achieve if we recycled plasma screen TVs!!  😉