Day: 7 July 2000
UK generates more waste despite slight increase in recycling
The Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions and the National Assembly for Wales report of the joint survey of municipal waste management for financial years 1996/97 and 1997/98 was published last week. The figures show the overall amount of household municipal waste continuing to rise despite marginal improvements in recycling figures.
World Bank approves China projects
The World has approved two loans worth $360 million in all for two projects in China - the Yangtze Dike strengthening project (worth $210 million) and the Hebei Urban Environment project (US$150 million) - which will bring great environmental and social benefits to millions of Chinese in rural and urban areas.
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