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Defra slashes the amount of rubbish it sends to landfill

The Department for Environment and Rural Affairs (Defra) reduced the amount of waste it sent to landfill over the last three years, according to recent figures.Contrary to reports in the Mirror (May 3 2008) that Defra was increasing the amount of rubbish it sent to landfill figures from the Government department show that its waste has  dropped every year since 2003-2004. Around 1,560 tonnes of waste was sent to landfill last year from the department, compared to ...