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Welsh recycling rate quickly catching up to English figure

Welsh authorities have struck a blow for their devolved Governments use of non-statutory targets by hiking the countrys recycling rate up by more than 50% in a year.The Municipal Waste Management Survey for Wales showed the country recycled 12.6% of its waste in 2002/3, compared with 8.4% in 2001/2.English authorities recycled 14.5% in 2002/3, but this was only an increase of two percentage points from the previous year.This suggests that despite the ...