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Latest figures: landfill tonnages go down

The amount of municipal waste sent to landfill has reduced both in terms of tonnage and proportion of total waste according to new provisional figures — the first released from the Government’s web-based WasteDataFlow system. Latest figures for England showed the amount of waste sent to landfill went down from the previous year’s figures by over a million tonnes - with 19.9 million tonnes going to landfill in 2004/05. In terms of the proportion ...