Cayco ordered all barangays to revive their Material Recovery Facilities (MRFs) to sustain their program on the collection of recyclable materials
and to develop a scheme in the proper collection and management of biodegradable wastes from the households and the business establishment areas.
The authority said it does not make any money directly from the sale of plastic recyclate, but it does "share a 50:50 risk with Kier of recyclable materials
increasing or decreasing in value each year".
More than 40 percent of recyclable materials
in the Kingdom are produced in three major cities: Riyadh, Jeddah, and Dammam.
Preliminary studies have indicated that Saudi Arabia currently recycles around 10 per cent of waste matter, with 90 per cent disposed through landfill sites, causing damage to the environment, and not making full use of the potential of recyclable materials
Estimated income from sales of recyclable materials
recovered from the waste in Issyk-Kul region might make 2.
Coun Brian Stephens, Durham County Council's cabinet member for neighbourhoods and local partnerships, said: "It is essential that all items, from a used tin of beans or glass bottle to nappies and pet waste, are put in the right bin or box so recyclable materials
are free from contamination and can be turned into other products.
Dr Karima Al Mazroui, Adec's curriculum manager, said this artistic exercise will encourage students to create falcon artificial nests using the collected recyclable materials
and decorated with an Islamic design.
In 2008, North Tyneside and Newcastle City Councils took on a joint contract that led to their kerbside recyclable materials
being sorted at G O'Brien and Sons in Willington Quay, North Shields.
Members of staff at Boracay Club at Asiana Hotel, Deira have been making Christman decorations out of recyclable materials
- Photos by Herbert Iponla
to operate a municipal solid waste and recyclable materials
transfer station in Topeka.
Chief Executive of Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority Carl Beer said: "After bin lorries have done a collection they come to our Recovery Facility where conveyors, magnets and sorting separates the recyclable materials
Suspicions over what happens to recyclable materials
could further undermine recycling schemes run by councils, which have come under fire for fortnightly rubbish collections and fines for people who fail to recycle properly.