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Government waste strategy under fire

The Government is not doing enough to deliver a successful waste strategy, according to the Shadow Environment Minister Gregory Barker. Commenting on new municipal waste statistics released by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) Barker said: It is clear from the huge range or results in these statistics that there is a real lack of consistency in delivering a successful waste strategy. Landfilling percentages vary from 7% to a shocking 93% and household recycling ...