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Defra says 2013 landfill diversion targets will be met

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has denied claims that the country will miss its landfill diversion target for 2013. Other media reports suggested that at an internal board meeting Defra officials said the UK will landfill 10% more than it is allowed to by 2013.In order to meet Landfill Directive obligations the UK will have to reduce the biodegradable ...