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"Waste man of Europe tag challenged by figures

The UKs colloquial title as the waste man of Europe has been challenged by figures for 2007 released by Eurostat, the Statistical Office of European Communities. In a league table of the 27 European Union countries, Denmark produced the most municipal waste per person (801kg), while Bulgaria sent the most waste to landfill (100 per cent). In comparison the UK ranked ninth for waste generated (572kg) and was seventeenth out of 27 for landfill use sending ...