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CRR calls LGAs 98% correct recycling rate misleading

Results showing households are correctly recycling more than 98% of materials could be misleading according to the Campaign for Real Recycling (CRR). The CRR said that the low material rejection rates, revealed by the Local Government Association (LGA) using Government WasteDataFlow figures for 2006/07 (February 15 2008,, could be a result of data misinterpretation. CRR coordinator Andy Moore said: We think the LGA must have double counted. Taking the spreadsheet ...