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Huge fines may not be best recycling spur

Massive fines for failing to recycle may not be the spur needed to get local authorities and the general public involved with collecting increasing amounts. This is the implication from the USA, where landfill space is abundant and cheap, energy from waste is virtually unheard of, yet the nation still returns an average municipal solid waste diversion rate of 32%. What makes this figure all the more impressive is the fact that combustion [which accounts ...