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Feature: Supporting Scottish sustainability

Scotland currently produces around 12 million tonnes of waste each year, with household waste contributing three million tonnes to this figure. But only around 8% of household waste is being recycled, and 90% goes to landfill. The Scottish Executive is determined to move to a more sustainable waste management system with significant increases in recycling and composting that will reach 25% by 2006. To this end, sustainable waste management projects in Scotland are to receive a cash ...