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Saving the world ‘one bottle at a time’

AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD boy from Soroba is doing his part to tackle Oban’s rubbish problem. Ryan Cain has come up with a solution to reduce the amount of clear glass placed in the communal bins – and make some money for himself at the same time.

The Colonsay Terrace youngster collects glass from his neighbours and takes it to be recycled at Tesco every week.

He created a number of handmade leaflets, and posted them through his neighbours’ doors, which read: ‘Do you have clean glass for recycling? Help the planet. I would like to collect it from you for 50p. I can come round every Thursday.’

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