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Labour’s Recycling Failure

3 Dec 17

When the Conservatives and Lib Dems took control of Birmingham in 2004, the city (after 20 years of Labour control) had very little recycling provision.

We introduced paper and green collections across the city, and a bottles and cans collection too (see picture above from 2008). By 2010-2011 Birmingham’s recycling rate had risen to 31.5% (just a couple of per centage points below the Met average). Then in 2012, Labour took back control of…


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