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The artist jazzing up London's recycling bins

Words by Abi Scaife

An artist is getting involved with a brightly coloured campaign to encourage Brits to recycle their coffee cups.

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Artist Timba Smits has collaborated with Better Bankside Business Improvement District (BID) to create tongue-in-cheek designs encouraging recycling.

Disposable coffee cups are often abandoned or sent to landfill when the reality is they could easily be recycled - if they were sent to the right place.

The bins are being distributed across boroughs in London, and are hoped to encourage more recycling.

But don’t just take our word for it - take a look yourselves!

Charity check-in 

At Smiley Movement, we like to elevate the work of charities across the world. Here are three charities whose causes align with the themes in this article.

Climate Reframe.  Climate Reframe is committed to supporting the climate and environment movement in its transition towards greater justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (JEDI). Find out more.

The Canal & Rivers Trust. The Rivers Trust are conservation experts who work to create wild, healthy, natural rivers. Support them here.

Every Can Counts. This is a not-for-profit recycling programme, encouraging people to recycle more often, to protect our planet. Support them here.

This article aligns with the UN SDG Climate Action.

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