Waste incentive pilots: the devil is in the detail

Hobbs, Tim
October 2008
Local Authority Waste & Recycling;Oct2008, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p10
Trade Publication
The article discusses the guidance of Great Britain's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) on waste incentive schemes. The entry notes that waste incentive schemes in Europe and Ireland were effective in diverting waste to recycling and promote changes in cultural attitudes. Also examined are the categories of the scheme which includes waste charges based on sales of sacks, size of residual bins, frequency of presentation of waste, and weight of waste.


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