Covid-19 dampens Scotland’s recycling progress

Scotland’s overall household recycling rate has fallen 2.9 percentage points to 42% in 2020, according to the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA).

by Maxine Perella
During 2020 the total amount of Scottish household waste recycled fell by 66,000 tonnes. Photograph: Pixabay
During 2020 the total amount of Scottish household waste recycled fell by 66,000 tonnes. Photograph: Pixabay

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