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Northumberland agrees to 28-year PFI contract

Northumberland County Council has agreed to sign a 28-year Private Finance Initiative (PFI) with SITA UK to manage its waste. The contract, due to be signed in December 2006, aims to boost Northumberlands household waste recycling rate to over 45%. Northumberland is already a leading recycler in the region, achieving a recycling rate of almost 30% in 2005/06. But the new contract aims to boost recycling rates further and generate electricity from waste ...