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Barnet targets flats with new campaign

Barnet, the first council to introduce compulsory recycling, has won £83,945 of funding from the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) to boost recycling in flats. A new campaign by the council will reach about 15,000 flats and involve door-stepping, leafleting and the offer of reusable bags for storing recyclables. With almost 90% of people living in houses using their black recycling boxes, Barnet wants to boost the recycling figures achieved from ...