This is how Doncaster rail passengers can help the environment

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Passengers using Doncaster rail station can soon use special recycling stands to throw away their disposable drinks cups.

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is introducing disposable cup recycling stands to the stations it manages – as many as 2,000 cups are thrown away every day at larger stations, said environmental partnership manager Thomas Miles. He said: “More than ever before, people are focused on the impact they are having on the world around them so we hope that these new cup recycling stands will be a success.”

Until now, the plastic liner inside and contamination from their contents had prevented the cups from being recycled in traditional green recycling bins.