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Sensescape

A great many garden centres recycle their plastic pots. I haven't bought a plastic pot in over ten years - all of them are reused and then recycled in the plastic waste when they crack and are useless. W.r.t to reinforced card - this is not always a viable option in the industry. Just as an aside - the suggestion of taking every plastic pot back to the shop where you purchased it from? How many carbon-generating journeys in a car would that involve? Need to look at the bigger environmental picture here. Nothing is stopping the purchaser putting the 'offending' pot in the plastic recycling at home or near to where they live! Got to stop making ecological actions always the responsibility of someone else.

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shelleyuk

Thats' true about the car journey but a lot of areas don't accept the plastic used to make plant pots into their recycling and if you put it in anyway you run the risk of the whole load being classed as "contaminated" and dumped into landfill.

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Jane Chitty
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