royal mail

The amount of rubber bands on the ground around the UK is in the millions

The Royal Mail lose 1 billion rubber bands a year

If you take a close look at the pavements up and down the UK, you might notice that they are littered with rubber bands - but where on earth are they coming from?

Unfortunately, the culprit is your local postie, as the Royal Mail use rubber bands to group letters together in their sorting offices ready for postal workers to deliver eagerly-awaited letters and unwanted junk mail in...