Devon households most green for ‘black bag’ waste

by | Feb 1, 2018 | Waste Recycling | 0 comments

Devon produces the lowest amount of ‘black bag’ produced waste per household of any county in the country, according to government figures.

Defra figures for 2016/17 show that Devon’s households typically produced just 4.94kg of ‘black bag’ residual waste each week – a 20% decrease from 5.94kg in 2012.

With a recycling rate of 55.7% the county has now cemented its place as third in the county recycling league table, just behind Oxfordshire and Surrey.

Exeter City Councillor Duncan Wood said: “This is very good news for everyone, but there is still work to do.

http://www.bbc.com/news/topics/c77jz3mdmezt/recycling

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