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Defra publishes new recycling figures

Householders in England are recycling more of their rubbish, according to new Government statistics which show an increase of recycling rates from 31% to 33%.The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) today (May 8 2008) published the second provisional municipal waste statistics for 2007-2008 which show an increase in recycling rates and a fall in the amount of waste going to landfill. These provisional results incorporate the second quarter of the financial ...