Michael Briguglio: Local Councillor in Sliema, Malta. Partit Nazzjonalista.
Collected items are sent to Africa/India/Ireland where they are sold in street markets. Some charity shops have complained that clothing donors have been diverted to the blue banks. Clothing unsuitable for resale goes to make RDF (refuse derived fuel) for incinerators. In this way Malta's EU recycling targets are more easily met.