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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.

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.


Water contamination fears raised by Portsmouth Water

The West Lake at Portsmouth Water in Havant

Published in the Portsmouth News on 17th January 2015


DRINKING water to thousands of people across the Portsmouth area could be contaminated if a major housing development goes ahead unchecked, it has been warned.

Officials at Portsmouth Water have written to East Hampshire District […]