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What happens to our Christmas waste?

As the festive season begins to draw to a close, the rubbish is piling up as we throw away Christmas trees, wrapping paper and left over food.

This is the worst time of year for waste, so how are local councils dealing with it?

Richard Westcott reports.

  • 28 Dec 2011
  • From the section UK
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