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Almost 10% of recycling put out by households is rejected

More than 9% of material collected for recycling from households in 2006/07 is rejected at the gates of materials recycling facilities (MRFs) and recycling processors, according to WasteDataFlow figures.This figure was revealed by questions asked in Parliament about the quality of recycled materials collected from households and the end product produced by MRFs.MP Jessica Morden asked Environment Minister Joan Ruddock for details of tonnages sent to MRFs for ...