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Waste Management Paper No. 28: Recycling: A Memorandum Providing Guidance to Local Authorities on Recycling

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Series: Waste Management Paper Series Volume: 28


Department of the Environment / Department of Transport

Paperback | Dec 1991 | #64277 | ISBN: 011752445X
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The government has set a target of recycling half of the country's recyclable household waste, which is equal to approximately 25% of all household waste. The primary purpose of this Waste Managment Paper is to provide guidance to local authorities on devising and implementing statutory recycling strategies. More specifically, it gives advice to waste collection authorities on how to draw up their recycling plans. Altogether a very useful summary of current thoughts on recycling and its practical application.


Putting recycling in context; preparing a recycling plan; implementing a recycling strategy; the structure of the recycling industry; barriers of recycling; appendices - format of a recycling plan; UK statistics on recycled materials; UK standard groups of wastepaper; summary of energy recovery options; sources of information on recycling.

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