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The Solent region is one of the worst in the country for recycling

Figures published by DEFRA at the end of last year show the amount of household waste recycled by councils in Gosport, Havant and Fareham has fallen since 2011.

Recycling in Portsmouth is also down, and sits at at 22.7% – roughly half the national average.

Richard Ensten reports.

Positive feedback on proposals for 50-acre solar farm

Published in the Portsmouth News on 25th November 2014

 

PLANS for a new solar farm have been given a cautious welcome.

Proposals for a site west of the B2177 between Bishop’s Waltham and Waltham Chase went on show to the public.

And a large majority of those who attended gave positive feedback on […]

Recycling statistics for Hampshire and Sussex

Havant Friends of the Earth member, John Auric has compiled a table on recycling rates in some Hampshire districts plus Hampshire County Council and neighbouring authorities. Eastleigh tops the list of the recyclers while Portsmouth, Southampton and perhaps surprisingly Brighton, with its Green Party Council are at the bottom.

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