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Targets of 70% recycling proposed for Wales

A need to recycle 70% of Wales municipal waste by 2025 to meet EU targets has been expressed by a Government Minister to councils. The Minister for Environment, Sustainability and Housing Jane Davidson suggested the targets, as part of a meeting with the Welsh Assembly Government and local authorities (LAs) to discuss future plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. She asked those present to consider dramatically increasing waste and household rubbish recycling and composting and discussed ...