English recycling rates fall for first time since modern records began, but who is to blame?

James Murray
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English recycling rates fall for first time since modern records began, but who is to blame?

Recycling industry leader warns latest 'gloomy' figures confirm English recycling rate has flat-lined for three years

Sluggish recent improvements in England's household recycling rate finally ground to a halt last summer, before being unceremoniously slammed into reverse gear, according to new figures released yesterday...

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