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Wales sees positive results for recycling and waste

Wales has seen positive increases in recycling and a reduction in waste sent to landfill according to figures just released. The Local Government Data Units local authority performance 2006-07 bulletin shows that local authorities (LA) recycled 18% of waste collected compared to 15% in 2005-06. It also said that the proportion of waste sent to landfill had improved by 2%, falling to 69%, and ranged from 49% to 82% across the country. The bulletin also found that waste collected by LAs ...