Is more always better?
We’re delighted when people want to recycle more glass – but putting all the glass types found around your home into your household recycling bin or local bottle and jar bank is actually counterproductive.
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To celebrate the special glass banks, Friends of Glass are giving away Apple iPad Mini 2s to FIVE glass recycling heroes. Simply share a photo of you being a #RecyclingHero at ANY Leeds glass bank to be in with a chance of winning.
How to enter:
• Simply take a selfie or a photo of your family/friends recycling at any Leeds glass recycling bank.
• Post it on Instagram or Facebook with #RecyclingHero and tag @FriendsofGlassUK
• The five best photos will be chosen to win an Apple iPad Mini 2 after the closing date, Mon 8 May 2017.*
Did You Know?
• Your nearest glass bank is closer than you think – to find out where download the Leeds Bin app today
• Glass is endlessly and 100% recyclable. Simply give your bottles and jars a quick rinse and recycle at your nearest glass bank.
• All your glass packaging can be recycled into a new bottle or jar and be back on the shelf in around 30 days.
• By simply recycling glass, we can reduce harmful emissions and save raw materials.
• Last year, Leeds threw away more than 15,000 tonnes of glass bottles and jars in household bins – that’s the weight of 108 blue whales!
• Disposing of glass in household bins cost Leeds over £1.5m – money that could have been spent on other local services.
RULES *1. The organisers reserve the right to use all photos entered in future publicity. 2. Winners will be notified within 28 days; failure to claim the prize within 14 days of notification will result in it being awarded to another entry. 3. The judges’ decision is final; no correspondence will be entered into. 4. The organisers reserve the right to offer an alternative prize of equal value at their discretion; no cash alternative will be offered.