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Eastern Midlands Waste Regional Plan

The Eastern Midlands Waste Regional Plan sets out specific and measurable performance targets and aims to foster cooperation between the Eastern-Midlands, Southern and Connaught- Ulster Waste Regions and local authorities in order to achieve the targets. There are: (1) Achieve a Recycling rate of 50% of Managed Municipal Waste by 2020; (2) Reduce to 0% the direct disposal of unprocessed residual Municipal waste to landfill in favour of higher value pre-treatment processes and indigenous recovery practices; and (3) 1% reduction per annum in the quantity of household waste generated per capita over the period of the plan.