Prizes are on offer for recycling heroes in the ‘Spot-a-Pot’ competition open to West Sussex schools.
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.
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 www.wastebuster.co.uk/spot-a-pot
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