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EU statistics show the UK landfilling rate is above average

The United Kingdom landfills more municipal waste than the European Unions average rate according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.Results showed that the UK still heavily relies on landfill to deal with its waste, using this method for  55% of its waste in 2008. The average rate for landfilling in the EU27 is 40%. Germany and the Netherlands landfill the least waste, at only 1% while Bulgaria sends all its waste ...