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RECYCLING at Kintyre’s premier exponents of the art comes in many different guises

Charitable business, Kintyre Recycling Limited (KRL), which generates £300,000 for Kintyre’s economy each year and currently employs 25 people - is constantly widening the items its workers, more than half of whom are disabled, can recycle.

Already textiles, food and drinks cans paper, cardboard, plastic bottles, pots, tubs and trays are collected and quality sorted at factory premises to ensure maximum value.

KRL has recently added a security paper shredder and portable appliance testing (PAT) and even bicycles are recycled.

Peter Darling from Argyll Training with trainee Rachael Darling. 25_c25krl21_rachaelthomsonandpeterdarling

Business manager, Amanda Card, 51, who herself started as a volunteer in 1997, hopes that when the new £1 million Ben Gullion Road factory is up and running further recycling initiatives will be added.

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