Recycling, composting and the reusing of waste in Scotland has risen to above 60% for the first time, the government is pleased the country is striding towards their target of 70% by 2025. The chief executive of Zero Waste Scotland has said they are happy with Scotland making progress towards a circular economy and have acknowledged the work done by councils and other agencies.
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We take a different approach to our usual articles from around the world and take a closer look at the home nations. Scotland has a poor current rate of sending waste to landfill and they have a target of only 5% going to landfill by 2025, with Edinburgh's zero waste project in action it could be well in their reach.