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Leaf composting could save Yorkshire 26,500 tonnes

It has been estimated that a simple yet incredibly effective recycling scheme could lead to 26,500 tonnes being saved from landfill in Yorkshire each year. This is the implication from a study carried out by Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council (CMBC) which is reusing 1,000 tonnes of leaf cleaning waste and turning it into 500 tonnes of reusable compost. While Recycling Action Yorkshire has funded the project to the tune of £20,000, the process which ...