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Recycling's green contribution questioned - COMMENT UPDATE

In the run up to the release of the Waste Strategy the Environment Agency (EA) chief executive Barbara Young has said: recycling does not really contribute much to tackling climate change.  The comments came as part of a call to people who said recycling was their main contribution to tackling climate change to raise the stakes. The comments contradict findings of a 2006 Waste & Resources Action Programme report that found UK recycling saved 10 to 15 ...