Chance for recycling heroes to win prizes in '˜Spot-a-Pot' competition

Prizes are on offer for recycling heroes in the '˜Spot-a-Pot' competition open to West Sussex schools.

Ford Materials Recycling Facility
Ford Materials Recycling Facility

Children, teachers and parents are invited to spot and recycle plastic pots, tubs and trays.

First prize is a trip to Ford Material Recycling Facility to find out what happens when plastic is recycled.

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Other prizes include a Wastebuster assembly and a compost bin for their school.

Recycling activity can be logged and tracked using the Wastebuster website which will show the ‘Spot-a-Pot’ leader board.

Currently more than 5,500 pots, tubs and trays have been recycled in the competition.

David Barling, West Sussex County Council’s cabinet member for residents’ services, said: “This is a great chance for everyone to recycle more and help the environment.

“10,000 tonnes of plastic pots, tubs and trays are thrown away every year in West Sussex. This is a number which could be easily reduced, especially with the added incentive of winning prizes.”

The competition ends on Friday June 24.

To enter visit

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