letsrecycle.com 6 August 2015: The recycling, reuse and composting rate in England reached 44.8% in the 12 months to December 2014, with the latest figures showing a slight increase from the 44.2% rate the previous year.
According to Defra, which today (August 6) released data for the
final quarter in 2014, the increase was driven by a rise in the volume
of organic waste recycled, which was up 9.9% compared to the previous 12
months in 2013.
However, the latest quarterly local authority collection, treatment
and disposal waste data released by Defra today (August 6) shows the
recycling rate dropped to...read on.