Recycling plastic bottle tops @Lush in shop or freepost

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Found 3rd Jan
You can now send your bottle tops for free via your local post office. Just pop them in the envelope or box with : Freepost LUSH GREENHUB ♻️♻️♻️
#lush #recycling #reuse #plasticfree #lushtaunton

don't shoot me down as I think this is a great idea and just a heads up some of you may know about it already but a lot won't. by the way most curbside collections from the council don't want the plastic top on the bottles either.
so what's the alternative well there are a few places that collect them "every little helps when recycling plastic yes"

The scheme is domestic rather than business collections so if you could post the bottle tops in either an envelope or box, that would be great. Our bottle tops are melted down, pressed into board and made into useful things from wall cladding to furniture and beehives. They've even been used to make a play area at a refugee camp in France.
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36732181-RztrO.jpgThis is the type they are looking for plus the red blue green milk caps
Great idea! All for it -what I can’t understand though is how cruise liners /ships stay out of the firing line in the press when it comes to the environment given the fuel consumption etc etc whilst out on nature’s “Fragile Oceans” not to mention the effort to fill and unload them!
I thought it was fine just to screw them back on the bottle ?
But is seems like I was wrong and now right ? Who knows?

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would be great if it was glass bottles that have a plastic cap

Got a link ?
Thanks for posting this Tesco were collecting these for a charity and by the time I collected the tops they changed to another charity. I have quite a few I can send.
Anywhere to send stamps ???
Surely a better idea would be to make the bottle and cap out of the same material
Iv also had a little think about this and lush products are simply micro plastics that get washed strait down the drain things like glitter ect. So I guess at first you think they are doing a great thing then you think about it more and they are trying to offset their own waste. It's still good they collect them and I'll still collect and send them. Maybe I should stop thinking about these things so much
larrylightweight9 m ago

Iv also had a little think about this and lush products are simply micro …Iv also had a little think about this and lush products are simply micro plastics that get washed strait down the drain things like glitter ect. So I guess at first you think they are doing a great thing then you think about it more and they are trying to offset their own waste. It's still good they collect them and I'll still collect and send them. Maybe I should stop thinking about these things so much


Actually scrap that they may well be ahead with this and I didn't check my facts first when I should of.

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larrylightweight9 m ago

Iv also had a little think about this and lush products are simply micro …Iv also had a little think about this and lush products are simply micro plastics that get washed strait down the drain things like glitter ect. So I guess at first you think they are doing a great thing then you think about it more and they are trying to offset their own waste. It's still good they collect them and I'll still collect and send them. Maybe I should stop thinking about these things so much


Not used them for some years

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Darn beat me Larry

Frankly would probably trust lush more than my local council to dispose of these responsibly

Went in to ask them just a month ago 'how small is to small for your plastic recycling' and the young lady didn't have a clue

Will you be providing pictures of yourself in the bath for the thread Larry ?
Wongy11015 m ago

Darn beat me Larry Frankly would probably trust lush more than my local …Darn beat me Larry Frankly would probably trust lush more than my local council to dispose of these responsibly Went in to ask them just a month ago 'how small is to small for your plastic recycling' and the young lady didn't have a clueWill you be providing pictures of yourself in the bath for the thread Larry ?


Yep I jumped the gun at first and TBH have been telling my wife this for awhile now "its just a waste of money you wash down the plughole" with out actually looking into the company more when I should have. I owe her an apology when she gets in.
ScubaDudes:
Serious question - is this still good for the environment when considering packing, posting (maybe using the car) and going through the delivery process.

Debatable, I guess they are at least collecting them and recycling them. Most councils will just dispose of them and we don't really know where they end up. The postal van is on the road anyway you could argue. I don't know the real answers but you could say that about almost any recycling system. Clothes from clothes banks bottles from bottle banks paper from paper banks are very rarely sorted in this country meaning they travelled long ways around the world before they made any type of difference. I have discussed this with family members before and the only conclusion we came to is every country should be responsible for its own rubbish recycling plants must be in every town and the facilities to make new products should be in this country.
You collect, deal with, recycle and make your own products from recycled materials in your own country. Any excess rubbish that can't be recycled needs to be turned into climafule for cementworks, metalworks, or power stations. I live next to a cement works that uses climafule and the town collects black bin rubbish that can't be recycled and turns it Into climafule. Tests have shown the air quality is miles better than when it just used coal for fule.
Oh ScubaDudes removed comment as I was replying to them.
Wongy11046 m ago

Darn beat me Larry Frankly would probably trust lush more than my local …Darn beat me Larry Frankly would probably trust lush more than my local council to dispose of these responsibly Went in to ask them just a month ago 'how small is to small for your plastic recycling' and the young lady didn't have a clueWill you be providing pictures of yourself in the bath for the thread Larry ?

36733165-uBzfy.jpg Is that ok mate
I find your post a bit confusing.
You can now send your bottle tops for free via your local post office. Just pop them in the envelope or box with : Freepost LUSH GREENHUB
This to me implies that there is a collection point inside all local post offices where you can deposit your bottle tops (and collars)

But...
The scheme is domestic rather than business collections so if you could post the bottle tops in either an envelope or box, that would be great.
Implies you can just put them in an envelope (or box) addressed to Greenhub and stick them in a postbox. Which is it?
fablanta39 m ago

I find your post a bit confusing.You can now send your bottle tops for …I find your post a bit confusing.You can now send your bottle tops for free via your local post office. Just pop them in the envelope or box with : Freepost LUSH GREENHUBThis to me implies that there is a collection point inside all local post offices where you can deposit your bottle tops (and collars) But...The scheme is domestic rather than business collections so if you could post the bottle tops in either an envelope or box, that would be great. Implies you can just put them in an envelope (or box) addressed to Greenhub and stick them in a postbox. Which is it?


Seriously i wouldn't even worrie your self again about this. I am not even sure how this is confusing but dont waste your time any more on it if you cant use this headsup as reference and cross check it out your self via Google facebook Twitter ect. Then it's not for you. Sorry but I don't have time for people like this in 2019 "New year New me"
From a
Grumpy old man.
Mostly bottle tops in this video amongst other plastics

larrylightweight1 h, 19 m ago

I am not even sure how this is confusing


Of course it's not confusing to you, you wrote it so you should know what it's supposed to mean. All I wanted to know is if I have to haul my bottle tops into a PO or not. If you're going to go to the trouble of posting stuff you might as well give people clear information about it.
ASongOfIceandFire3rd Jan

Great idea! All for it -what I can’t understand though is how cruise l …Great idea! All for it -what I can’t understand though is how cruise liners /ships stay out of the firing line in the press when it comes to the environment given the fuel consumption etc etc whilst out on nature’s “Fragile Oceans” not to mention the effort to fill and unload them!


There aren't that many cruise liners in the grand scheme of things. They also ferry a ridiculous amount of people so fuel efficiency is much better than you'd expect when taking that into account.

New ships are becoming LNG-based as well which will improve things even further.

Commercial shipping is a different story though.
Does the freepost works from outside the UK , such as Ireland?
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