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Brent considers public backed compulsory recycling

Compulsory recycling is under consideration at Brent Council after a consultation found that 78% of local people were in favour of it. The councils executive will discuss the policy on February 11 2008 and if it goes ahead, anyone with a green box service will be required to recycle plastic bottles, glass bottles and jars, paper, cans, the Yellow Pages, textiles and shoes, batteries and foil. According to the councils report a 10% cut in waste sent to landfill would save ...