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Coca-Cola Reverse Vending Machine

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Thank you for recycling your plastic bottle!

Since we launched the Reverse Vending Machines in association with Coca-Cola, our guests have recycled over 100,000 plastic bottles. If we stacked those bottles on top of each other, it would be almost the same height as 5,000 double-decker buses. That’s over 175 times higher than the London Eye!

As a big thank you from us, we’ve got some very special prizes on offer at some of the UK’s top attractions, including: a VIP family break to the SEA LIFE TRUST Cornish Seal Sanctuary and the chance to meet a white rhino at Chessington World of Adventures Resort!

To find out more about these exciting prizes and Merlin’s conservation efforts, read on below.

Alternatively, hit the “enter here” button now to be in with a chance of winning something amazing!

Good luck and thanks for recycling.

With 22 recycling machines located in some of the most popular UK attractions, including Alton Towers Resort, Thorpe Park Resort, Chessington World of Adventures Resort, the LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort, Warwick Castle Resort, SEA LIFE London, SEA LIFE Brighton and SEA LIFE Blackpool it’s never been easier or more fun to recycle.

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Win 1 of 4 prizes!

A VIP family break to The Cornish Seal Sanctuary!

Experience the amazing work done by the SEA LIFE TRUST with a VIP trip to The SEA LIFE TRUST Cornish Seal Sanctuary for a family of 4 including overnight accommodation and an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the sanctuary. Home to rescued seal pups being rehabilitated for release, resident seals, Patagonian sealions, Humboldt Penguins, beavers and more, on this VIP tour, you’ll meet our resident Grey Seals and learn all about their own unique stories for living here at the Sanctuary as well as enjoying the underwater viewing areas to witness seals, sealions and penguins above and below the water. You will also be introduced to some of our animals who have been directly impacted by plastic pollution and learn that recycling can save lives. Create some unforgettable memories and see why recycling matters to our oceans on this amazing family break. Learn more about the SEA LIFE TRUST.

Meet a white rhino at Chessington World of Adventures Resort!

Enjoy a day at Chessington World of Adventures Resort and enjoy a unique VIP encounter with our amazing Southern White Rhinos, one of the biggest animals on earth. First appearing around 1.8 million years ago, this Southern African native was thoughts to be almost extinct by the end of the 19th Century after intensive hunting and loss of natural habitat. Following a century of one of the world’s most successful conservation programmes, their numbers are now around 20,000 however the threat of poaching keeps this ancient creature on the endangered species watch list. On this VIP experience, you’ll learn about the conservation efforts supported by the Chessington Conservation Fund as you come face to horn with a truly incredible animal.

With day tickets to Chessington World of Adventures Resort included, you’ll also be able to see over 1000 other animals and with over 40 rides and attractions, there's something for all the family! So have a ROARsome day out at Chessington World of Adventures Resort on this amazing prize for four. Learn more about Chessington World of Adventures or the Chessington Conservation Fund.

Feed the turtles at SEA LIFE Manchester!

Come face to flipper with our magnificent giant green sea turtles, as you join them for a VIP lunch date you will never forget! A member of our animal care team will be on hand to assist and teach you all about Cammy and Ernie, their stories, diet and habitats. You can also learn more about our conservation efforts to fight plastic pollution. Did you know that an estimated 26 million tons of plastic pollution ends up in the oceans each year? Find out how SEA LIFE Manchester is doing all they can to rid our green spaces of litter and pollution and why recycling matters.

On this incredible prize for four people, you’ll also get to explore all of SEA LIFE Manchester and discover an amazing underwater world filled with over 2,000 aquatic creatures including magnificent sharks, colourful clownfish, thousands of tropical fish, mesmerising jellyfish and much, much more. Learn more about SEA LIFE Manchester.

Dive with sharks at The Bear Grylls Adventure!

Travel beneath the waves for an unforgettable adventure in support of the Shark Trust on this VIP experience for two people. Be ready to experience the incredible sights of the Deep as you take the plunge with our aquatic creatures including Blacktip Reef Sharks, Cownose Rays, Nurse Sharks and tropical fish on this amazing once in a lifetime diving experience at the Bear Grylls Adventure. And the action doesn’t stop there, as you’ll have unlimited access to The Bear Grylls Adventure Royal Marines-inspired Assault Course throughout your visit date.

The Bear Grylls Adventure brings together eleven epic experiences, all of which offer their own challenges and encourage guests to push their limits and achieve the remarkable. Memories are waiting to be made throughout the attraction, from the Europe’s tallest High Ropes to the Archery range, iFLY indoor skydiving to the Axe Throwing lanes. Learn more about the Bear Grylls Adventure.

Merlin Entertainments are continuing to progress against our sustainability ambitions, including removing unnecessary packaging and plastic on all our branded merchandise. In our SEA LIFE attractions we have switched 75% of plastic contained within our retail products to a type that is 100% recyclable, and we banned all plastic straws and retail plastic bags at the end of 2018. We are also proud to now be operating zero waste to landfill in our UK Resort Theme Parks. To find out more about Merlin’s commitments to the environment, click here.

From innovating in packaging to make it as sustainable as possible, to inspiring and encouraging consumers to recycle through their brands, and launching initiatives to preserve the environment we must protect, see what Coca-Cola are doing in Great Britain on our journey towards a World Without Waste here