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Seeing the wood for the trees

A dedicated campaign to increase aluminium recycling throughout Leicestershire has been hailed a success by the county council after an increase of 125,000 cans were collected during a 12-month period. Between July 2003 and June 2004, 56.3 tonnes of cans were collected for recycling compared to 54 tonnes for the same period from July 2002 to June 2003. Metal cans represent 8% of Leicestershire's household waste stream and, if recycled, contribute towards both their Statutory and ...