More waste recycled as aggregate

More construction and demolition waste is being recycled as aggregate, according to a government study published last week. The results of an ODPM survey into the production and use of builders' waste in England in 2003 found that 39.6 million tonnes of recycled aggregate were used compared to 36.5 million tonnes in 2001, indicating a reduction in the need for more quarrying activity. Meanwhile, mining operators have warned that unco-ordinated regulation is threatening to prevent additional recovery of waste for aggregates.

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