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Target cuts "could boost recycling"

Councils facing reduced targets could end up recycling more material, according to one of the most affected local authorities. The Government recently announced that it was capping recycling targets at 30% for 2005/6 - affecting more than 100 councils. Critics lined up to slate the move, with Friends of the Earth saying the Government was risking big fines for failing to comply with the Landfill Directive. Even the Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee said ...