Recycle for Wales has teamed up with Run4Wales and Brecon Carreg for the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships 2016 to reveal the secrets behind recycling banana peels and water bottles.
Recycled plastic bottles, such as Brecon Carreg water bottles, can be transformed into all sorts of fabulous new things such as t-shirts and fleeces as well as new bottles. Creating new plastic from scratch requires much more energy than recycling and uses precious resources such as oil.
*in addition to other unavoidable food waste such as tea bags and coffee grounds, fruit and veg peelings, bones and egg shells
Take part in our competition and be in for a chance of winning a pair Adidas trainers and other fabulous goodies.
Can you really power a stadium with bananas? And how many bananas would it take to do it?
Whether you’re a runner, a spectator or watching from home find out how you can do your bit.
Find out how unavoidable food waste such as coffee grounds, tea bags and fruit and veg peelings can be turned into renewable energy such as electricity and heat.
Plastic bottles can be recycled in most areas and you'd be surprised what they can be turned into.
The ‘Run, Refuel, Recycle’ campaign injects some green energy into the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships.