Six tonnes of cans and bottles collected at Sonisphere Festival
PUBLISHED: 19:54 18 September 2010 | UPDATED: 15:34 01 October 2010
VOLUNTEERS collected a mammoth six tonnes of used drinks cans and bottles over the course of the Sonisphere Festival at Knebworth Park.
Dozens gave up their time free of charge to help Coca-Cola Enterprises and vinspired encourage festival-goers to recycle.
Over the course of the three-day event, 1,682 revellers swapped 23,800 used bottles for more than 2,000 items of Coca-Cola swag, including T-shirts, caps, ponchos, lanyards and torches.
Coca-Cola Enterprises recycling director Patrick McGuirk said: “Over the summer we’ve been working at various festivals and events.
“Coca-Cola Enterprises is committed to making recycling easier and fun.”
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