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Consultation on waste recycling centres in Hampshire

Published in the Portsmouth News on the 17th March 2016

 

Residents are being asked how they think savings can be made in running waste recycling centres in Hampshire in a 10-week public consultation.

Councillor Sean Woodward said: ‘We have a large number of HWRCs in Hampshire compared with other areas, and it is […]

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.

Nine ways to go green and recycle

Recycling rates are down across the Portsmouth area

Published in the Portsmouth News on the 25th February 2016

 

New figures have shown that recycling rates have fallen across the Portsmouth area.

It has led to calls from campaigners that help ‘going green’ is put back on the agenda.

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