Recycled packaging 'may end up in landfill', warns watchdog

Found on BBC News on Monday, 23 July 2018
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The National Audit Office (NAO) says over half of the packaging reported as recycled is actually being sent abroad to be processed.

The NAO's report found only 25% of the firms most likely to misbehave over re-processing or exporting waste are inspected, while just 40% of planned compliance visits were actually carried out.

The problem is that too much waste is producted, and the industry and marketing are only making it worse. If you buy eg. 25g Nutella jars which contain just enough for one slice of bread, you are the biggest part of the entire problem and directly support the destruction of the nature and the world as it is.