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Value of our rubbish is worth £1.1 billion

New figures show that £1.1 billion worth of glass, metal, plastic and paper has been sent for recycling in England since 2003 and the rate is going up by an annual average of 30 per cent a year.Campaign group Recycle Now showed that the amount of rubbish being sent for recycling has almost doubled over the last five years, which has contributed to the increase.Latest statistics from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs show ...