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North-East scheme breaks 100,000 tonnes mark

A North-East waste recycling scheme has collected 100,000 tonnes of recyclables in just over three years. The Premier Waste Management (PWM)-run Kerb-It collects from seven councils in the region and reached the 50,000 tonnes mark in two years. It then took the initiative just half that time to double its haul. PWM director Gary Whitehead said: I think it shows that household recycling is really beginning to take off in the North East. We could do better ...