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Blackburn beats recycling target

Summer garden waste combined with a commingled recycling collection has helped Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council reach a 34% recycling rate. The latest figure is the highest the borough has achieved and it has overtaken its 29% recycling target for the year. The amount was recorded during the last quarter between July and September. Councillor Alan Cottam said: This increase, on top of previous increases, has made it perfectly clear that our residents have embraced our efforts to ...