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Wales Recycles 49% of its Waste

People in Wales recycled 49% of their waste between October and December 2011. This is a record increase of 6% against the same three months in 2010. The latest report published by the Welsh Government on local authority municipal waste

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Ireland Meeting Most EU Waste Recovery and Recycling Targets

Ireland is well advanced in achieving most of the EU waste recovery and recycling targets, with the exception of end of life vehicle targets, according to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) National Waste Report 2010. The economic downturn is having

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Limerick Householders Urged to Secure Refuse Collection Service

Households and businesses across County Limerick are now obliged to source an authorised refuse collection service under new Bye-Laws introduced by Limerick County Council last month. Approximately 25,389 households, representing 52% of all households in County Limerick, are presently without

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Ireland Well Advanced Towards Achieving EU Waste Objectives

Ireland is well advanced in achieving most of the EU waste recovery and recycling targets, according to the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Waste Report 2009. However, the report urges continued efforts to divert biodegradable waste from landfill, improve the penetration

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