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MRF rejection rate of 9% "no surprise" for EA

Figures revealing the rejection rate of materials from materials recycling facilities (MRFs) as 9% were no surprise and close to figures the Environment Agency (EA) had been examining, said the EA policy manager for producer responsibility Jeff Cooper (see mrw story).Of course it varies from MRF to MRF and between materials, and 9% is slightly better than I was expecting, he added.The figure could be lower because rates depend on how material coming out of MRFs ...