The BBC tours the UK's first carton recycling plant
The average person produces seven times their bodyweight in rubbish each year with just over 40% of it being recycled.
However, cartons were a problem as they had to be sent abroad to be processed - but now the UK's got its first dedicated recycling plant.
BBC business correspondent Steph McGovern reports from the plant and hear how it could help the environment and create jobs.
- BBC News