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New packaging targets until 2010 announced

New packaging waste targets have been announced by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), the Welsh Assembly Government, and the Scottish Executive. The targets, set until 2010, will ensure that businesses recycle and recover increasing amounts of paper, glass, aluminium, steel, plastic, and wood packaging waste over the next five years. Local environment minister Ben Bradshaw said that since the packaging waste regulations had been introduced ...