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Cambridgeshire breaks 50% mark

Local authorities in the UK have been shown the way forward with Cambridgeshire one of the first to recycle over half of its waste. The 51% rate achieved between April and June 2006 is thought to be the highest level recorded by any county in the country and means that in the area; more waste is now being recycled than is being sent to landfill. Figures have climbed from 31% in 2003 to 37.8% in 2004 and then 43.5% in 2005. With the average in England ...