EA: rise in landfilling due to ‘economic recovery’

The Environment Agency (EA) has said the increase in the amount of waste England landfills, for a fourth year running, is a result of the economic recovery since the recession

Landfill
Landfilling has increased for the fourth year in a row

The Environment Agency (EA) has said the increase in the amount of waste England landfills, for a fourth year running, is a result of the economic recovery since the recession.

The latest waste management figures published last month, revealed that England landfilled 45.4 million tonnes of waste in 2017 compared to 44.7 million tonnes in the previous year. This rise represents the fourth year of increases.

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