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Manchester waste authority cuts landfill quota

The Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority has announced a series of contracts which it says will reduce the amount of waste going to landfill sites. Four agreements have been signed with Biffa, Veolia, Viridor Waste Management and Waste Recycling Group (WRG). Biffas Roxby, Humberside, landfill site will take 400,000 tonnes of waste in 2008-09, falling to 300,000 tonnes in the following two years, while Veolias Highmoor site near Oldham will accept 100,000 tonnes ...