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Important role of CA sites

Civic amenity (CA) sites were pushed to centre stage by the introduction of local authority statutory recycling targets and have helped the UK boost recycling levels. In 2002/3, the amount of household waste collected for recycling at CA and bring sites in England increased by 12% from 2.2 million tonnes in 2001/2 to 2.5m tonnes. However, an increase in kerbside collections has meant that CA sites proportion of household recycling was 66% down from 69% in 2001/2. ...