Posts Tagged ‘ recycling rates ’

February 10th, 2012

According to the latest figures that have just been released by one of the UK’s biggest recycling sites, a record amount of mobile handsets were recycled in January this year.

It’s thought that as many as £2.63 million worth of unwanted mobile handsets were sent in to be recycled last month and a lot of the money that people earned was used to pay off Christmas debts. In total £2.63 million mobiles is an increase of 30% on the amount sent in for recycling in January last year. (more…)

November 11th, 2011

According to new figures that were published last Thursday the household recycling rate in England has gone over 40% for the first time ever.

Between April 2010 and March 2011 the average national household recycling rate was 41.2% which is up 1.5% compared to the same period last year.

The two English councils that came top of the recycling tables with record breaking rates were (more…)