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Concerns as targets slashed

By Greg PitcherConcerns have been raised after the Government reduced recycling targets for over 100 councils.The Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee (LARAC) fears the move will hamper attempts at complying with the Landfill Directive.The Governments Waste Strategy set out to hit a recycling rate of 25% in 2005/6 in order to comply with the EU law on reducing the use of landfill sites.But with latest figures showing English councils ...