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DEFRA decides to lead by example on recycling

By John McKennaThe Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has decided to lead by example by setting new recycling and purchasing targets for Government departments. Environment Secretary Margaret Beckett said that departments would have to raise their recycling and composting levels by at least 5% per annum with a goal of reaching a 75% recycling and composting level. They will also have to purchase greater proportions of reusable and recyclable ...