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Councils see dip in household waste as people spend less in the recession

Local authorities across the country have noticed a dip in household waste streams as people spend less in the recession.Speaking to MRW local authority officers have estimated that household waste streams have dropped from between four per cent to 10 per cent comparing last years figures to this years figures.At an Association of London Cleansing Officers meeting last week London councils still reported a drop in household waste arisings. The ALCO is ...