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Feature: Capital concerns

England is at last nudging close to the desired recycling target of 25% by the end of this year, with latest government estimates for the current year putting household recycling at nearly 23%. London, however, lags well behind, with an official figure for 2003/04 of only 13.5%. It’s a marked improvement on the 9% recycled during 2002, but still leaves a formidable shortfall. Figures produced by Friends of the Earth’s (FoE) survey of doorstep ...