UK recycling rates tick up, but still only match 2017 levels

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The UK is struggling to make any progress increasing the proportion of waste which is sent to be recycled
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The UK is struggling to make any progress increasing the proportion of waste which is sent to be recycled

Latest DEFRA statistics on UK recycling rates put them on a par with 2017, although local authorities made some progress in diverting waste from landfill

Efforts to boost household recycling rates achieved a modest improvement through 2019, with the latest officials statistics showing an increase of 0.9 per cent on the previous year. However, the improvement...

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