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Improvement in recycling rate slows, fuelling fears UK could miss EU target

A recycling station in Oxford
A recycling station in Oxford • Photograph: Kaihsu

Household recycling rates in England are maintaining steady improvement, but currently look set to fall short of meeting EU targets for 2020, according to data released yesterday by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

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