'We're getting a lot wrong on waste': New data confirms UK recycling rate fell during pandemic-hit 2020

Michael Holder
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UK recycling rate have stood at around 45 per cent for over a decade | Credit: iStock
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UK recycling rate have stood at around 45 per cent for over a decade | Credit: iStock

Environmental groups demand more action and support from government to drive up household recycling rates in wake of latest figures

UK household recycling rates appear to be heading in the wrong direction once again, with the latest official figures showing the recycling rate fell 1.6 per cent in 2020. The latest annual statistics...

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