Good weather and multiple bank holidays throughout May led to improved retail sales last month.
This could mean that arisings of recyclable material, will have increased over the last few weeks and there could still be more cardboard, and plastic packaging to come down the line.
According to the latest data from the British Retail Consortium/ KPMG Retail Sales Monitor for May, UK retail sales increased by 2.8% on a like-for-like basis from May 2017, when they had decreased 0.4% from the preceding year.
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