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Somerset aims for 50% recycling rate this year

Somerset County Council hope to achieve more than a 50% recycling rate this year rather than in 2010 the official Government target. The announcement follows on from the signing of a new seven year contract between the Somerset Waste Partnership and ECT recycling. At the moment Somerset residents do not have their plastic bottles or cardboard collected but the new contract opens up the possibility for the items to be collected, to boost recycling rates. Last year Somerset achieved a ...