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Household and municipal recycling rises above 30%, finds Defra survey

Household waste and municipal waste recycling has risen above 30%, according to the WasteDataFlow survey for 2006/07. Local authorities information showed household recycling continued to rise at the same rate as last year from 26.7% in 2005/06 to 30.9% in 2006/07. Overall municipal waste recycled or composted had also increased from 27.1% in 2005/06 to 30.7% in 2006/07. The figures were released by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs as part of its 2006/07 survey ...