English recycling rates fall as incineration levels continue to climb

The amount of local authority collected waste that was recycled in England fell by 3.5% last year while incineration increased by 6.5%, according to the latest figures from DEFRA

People sorting waste from conveyor at recycling facility. Photograph: Huguette Roe/123RF
The Chinese ban on certain waste imports for recycling has almost contributed to to the drop in recycling

The amount of lo

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