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Scotland improves its recycling rates

Recycling rates are improving in Scotland but are still below the European average, according to the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA). It has released its seventh annual Waste Data Digest which gives facts and figures on household and business waste for 2005/06. A number of European countries are recycling over 50% of their municipal waste. According to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the Netherlands recycles 59% of its municipal waste compared with ...