England risks failing to reach EU recycling target, MPs warn
EU targets to recycle at least 50% of household waste by 2020 could be missed without significant government intervention, a cross-party committee of MPs said today.Recycling rates in England increased from 11.2% in 2000 to 43% in 2011. But the rise in recycling has now stalled, increasing by just 0.2%, to 43.2%, in 2012/13. By contrast, the recycling rate in Wal
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