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Dispute causes Edinburgh recycling increase

Edinburgh has seen its recycling rate soar following a work-to-rule in July by bin men in the Scottish capital.Council figures show that recycle banks were the beneficiary as householders sought new ways to deal with their waste and reduce the amount going into wheelie bins.The number of cans recycled in banks rose by 81 per cent in July to 10.5 tonnes and 29.5 tonnes of plastic bottles were recycled a rise of 154 per cent.Green councillor Maggie Chapman ...