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Oxfordshire breaks recycling target

By Rebecca ThyerOxfordshire County Council has not only smashed its statutory recycling targets but also new recycling targets set by the Government last year.The council was originally set the task of doubling recycling levels by the end of 2004. But in 2003 the Government raised the bar and set Oxfordshire a 22% target. However for 2003/4 the council recycled and composted 24% of household rubbish smashing both targets. Of the 296,000 ...