UK councils could be required to recycle 70 per cent of waste by 2030

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Proposals from European Commission would require a significant increase in the proportion of UK waste diverted from landfill

Councils will have to recycle 70 per cent of household waste by the end of the next decade, under proposals unveiled on Wednesday by the European commission. This would require a significant increase in...

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