Friday, January 05, 2007

Stockport is green leader

STOCKPORT tops the recycling pile in Greater Manchester, official figures reveal.

The council's household recycling and composting rate for 2005/6 was 31.6 per cent, compared with Cheshire at 29.5 per cent, Trafford at 24.1 per cent and Manchester at just 19 per cent.

Nationally audited figures, show Stockport exceeded its government- set target of 30 per cent.

[For the full Metro News Report, see: Stockport is green leader.]