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Recycled


You will see a variety of recycling symbols on various products. This is because there is currently no standardised label or symbol for recycled content.

It's also not always clear whether the logos mean that products 'should be recycled' or that products are 'made from recycled materials'.

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), has produced 'A Shopper's Guide to Green Labels', which includes some information on recycling labels.