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Audit emphasised MRFs huge carbon footprint, says councillor

An angry Camden councillor has rejected interpretations of an audit that suggested commingled collections were more efficient than kerbside sort (MRW June 24).The audit examined and compared the environmental impacts of the current commingled system (2006/07) with a kerbside sort scheme used in 2005/06.Councillor and eco champion Alexis Rowell said the audit revealed that materials recycling facilities (MRF), where commingled recyclates are sorted, have a huge ...