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In Video: What happens to your plastic?

Learn how a plastic bottle goes from the recycling bin back to a supermarket shelf.

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A total of 3.7 million tonnes of plastic is used each year in the UK, including an astonishing 35 million plastic bottles every day.

But what happens when it is all sent for recycling? Follow our step-by-step guide showing how the plastic bottle sitting on your desk can be used again.

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