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Carlisle set to save £1.8 million in landfill fines

Carlisle is set to save an estimated £1.8 million in landfill fines this year after introducing alternate week collections (AWC). The residents of Carlisle have recycled 52.27% of their rubbish this year compared to 34% during the same time last year. The figure has exceeded expectations and means that the town is one of the best performing recycling areas in the UK. Carlisle City Council recycling manager Jan Magnay said: Since introducing AWCs our recycling rate has increased to 52% ...