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Wales cuts household waste

Wales is now producing less household waste and recycling more, according to new figures.Latest figures for the fourth quarter of 2008-2009 show that households produced four per cent less waste (68,221 tonnes) than they did for the same period in 2007-2008.The overall share of municipal waste that was recycled, re-used or composted for the whole of 2008-09 was 36 per cent, an increase of four per cent on the 2007-08 figure of 32 per cent.