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Blackburn with Darwen homes are recycling more of their waste
10:00pm Wednesday 29th August 2012 in News
HOUSEHOLDERS in Blackburn with Darwen are successfully recycling more waste and putting out less rubbish for collection, councillors are being told.
Tomorrow environment executive member Faryad Hussain will tell the borough’s full council forum that this shows a positive trend on a key issue on the “green agenda”. Coun Hussain’s report to the meeting gives details of the improvements saying: “The recycling rate for 2011/12 was 45.7 per cent, compared with 44.9 per cent in 2010/11.
“Comparative kilograms of waste per head of population figure has reduced from 137 kg per household to 128.5 kg per household in 2011/1012. The tonnage put of for collection by households in reducing each year.
“This is a positive trend to see an increase in recycling rates.
“The council is intending to re-leaflet the borough in the early autumn with a reminder to citizens of what can and cannot be recycled.”
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