Can you recycle paper or not?
Before I start, if you’re up and about this morning you can hear me on Radio Gloucestershire at 8:20am. Tune in with ‘listen live’ and I’ll be talking a load of rubbish as usual… Ok, back to today’s post.
I know it seems a daft question, but I’m really confused right now and need to put my detectives hat on.
I think I’m going to be making a couple of phone calls and I want your input too.
You see I’ve been blatantly telling people they can buy ‘own label’ butter in some supermarkets, wrapped in paper.
After using every scrap of butter and wiping the empty papers around baking trays to prevent sticking we either compost or recycle the paper.
I was standing in the kitchen waiting for something to come to the boil the other and was idly reading the back of the butter packet (as you do).
I noticed that the Sainsbury pack told me the information I would expect to see:
But then I picked up the Co-Op own label butter wrapper and saw this:
What on earth is going on with the Co-Op? Are they seriously saying that paper can’t be recycled or is their paper treated in some way to make it a non recyclable product?
Have you spotted any odd recycling instructions recently?