England household waste recycling and composting has reached 40.8% in 2010/11, as per the stats released by DEFRA, Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs. The England’s house hold recycling rate has shown the rise of 1.1% from 39.7% achieved in the FY 2009/2010.
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The figures reveal that 40.1% of municipal waste was recycled or composted in year 2010, while 44.2% of it was destined for the landfills. Moreover the rate of household waste production has also gone down to 23.2 million tonnes in the same period.
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