England lags behind Wales in recycling


The Welsh Government has announced that Wales is achieving a 52% recycling rate, surpassing England by around 10%, reports Edie.net.

According to Zero Waste Wales, the average figure of 52% recycling announced yesterday, however, is disguising the fact that some authorities in Wales are actually achieving over 60%.

Leading the country’s surge in recycling has been villagers in St Arvans near Chepstow and the 1,200 households (2500) citizens of Presteigne in Powys who achieved 75% recycling within a year and demonstrated that 90% is a possibility with further support.

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