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New Kent recycling plant to create 40 jobs

A new glass recycling plant is to be built in Kent, creating 40 new jobs, it has been announced.

Glass recycler Recresco, based in Nottingham, will build its fifth UK plant in Northfleet, at a cost of £5.5m.

The plant will be able to process 40 tonnes of glass an hour, cleaning and sorting it for the UK and for export.

It is expected to help increase the company's turnover from £18m a year to more than £28m.

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