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Scotland on track to meet recycling targets

Latest quarterly waste statistics for Scotland revealed a recycling figure of 22.9% for October — December 2005, with the rolling figure for municipal waste recycled in 2005 at 22.8%. The Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) says the figures show significant progress is being made towards Scotland’s 2006 target of 25% recycling. Scottish environment minister Ross Finnie welcomed the new figures. But he warned: “Of course, more needs ...