- Hampshire, UK ~ recycled bottle facts
Hampshire recycled 1,875 tonnes of plastic bottles in 2002/3, the equivalent of 37,500,000 individual bottles
- in the UK as a whole, nearly 500 million plastic bottles were recycled in the UK
- laid end to end, these bottles would go round the earth 12 times
- plastic bottles can be recycled into fibre for fleeces & other clothes, sleeping bags, wall and floor coverings; fences & park benches to signposts & drainpipes.