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Question of the Week: Landfills

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(CNN) -- The government of Singapore is currently endorsing a campaign to boost its recycling levels to 60 percent by 2012 (up from its 2005 levels of 49 percent). Their final target however is an ambitious "zero landfill" status, which they hope to achieve by ultimately recycling all the waste produced in the city-state.

Countries around the world are now exploring a plethora of possible strategies on how to increase recycling. But does the key to improving recycling rates lie solely with societal habits? Or is the implementation of effective recycling operations the determining factor?

Question: How do you think countries and local communities can improve their recycling practices? E-mail us at ecosolutions@cnn.com E-mail to a friend E-mail to a friend

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