Recycling rates have doubled in eight years

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Recycling rates have almost doubled in the last eight years – with a 90 per cent drop in the amount of rubbish sent to landfill over the same time period.

Back in 2006 East Sussex County Council set a raft of targets geared toward improving the recycling rates across the county back as part of a 20 year strategy.

However, in the eight years since the amount of waste being recycled has shot up to the extent the local authority reconvened earlier this week to publish a new set of revised targets.


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