Municipal recycling increases - but so does landfill
Recycling and composting of household waste in England and Wales rose to a record 10.3% in 1999/2000, up from 8.8% in 1998/99.1 The performance remains far short of the 25% target for 2005 set in the Government's waste strategy.
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- 1 Municipal waste management statistics 1999/00, at www.press.detr.gov.uk/0105/env-013.htm
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