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Plastic Bottles and How are they recycled?

Time < 1 min read · May 22, 2019

By Shirley Swift

Make a Habit, Make a Change, Beating Plastics is Easier than you Think

Plastic bottles and how they’re recycled but what happens to the bottles that make it to the recycling centre? This video from Recycle Now takes us through the process.

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Plastic Bottles and How are they recycled?

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