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London prevents 475,000 tonnes of waste from going to landfil

London has stopped nearly 475,000 tonnes of waste from going to landfill by purchasing more recycled products. Results from the 2007 Mayor of Londons Green Procurement Code awards revealed that members signed up to the code spent £181 million on recycled products last year. Purchases include 1.3 million reams of recycled paper, 40,500 items of recycled furniture and 28,161 square metres of recycled carpet. Awards were presented to individual organisations signed up to the code which ...