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There’s déjà vu a-plenty this week for readers of the Daily Mail and those of us in the recycling world who had Saturday’s front page drawn to our attention. Its headline was ‘The great recycling con trick’, and it claimed that 12 million tonnes of “your carefully sorted waste” was being dumped in foreign landfill sites. Back in February, a prominent story was headlined ‘Recycling con: millions of tons end up in landfill as officials admit success is exaggerated’.

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