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Charges for disposing of DIY waste at recycling centres scrapped

Charges for disposing of DIY waste at recycling centres scrapped

Households will no longer have to pay fees for disposing of small-scale DIY waste at council recycling centres. This change will make it easier for people to dispose of their waste responsibly and boost recycling. The Government has abolished the charges previously imposed by one-third of local authorities for disposing of DIY waste at household...

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HWRCs at risk of closure amid ban on DIY waste charges

HWRCs at risk of closure amid ban on DIY waste charges

According to a survey by the Local Government Association (LGA), councils being banned from charging households to dispose of DIY waste at recycling centres could result in the closure of some HWRCs and reduced operating hours in certain council areas. In June, Environment Minister Rebecca Pow announced that households would no longer be required to...

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LGA challenges Defra to ‘raise the level of ambition’ for the targets

LGA challenges Defra to ‘raise the level of ambition’ for the targets

LOCAL Government Association (LGA) has published its official response to Defra’s consultation on its proposed new environment targets under the Environment Act 2021 to help meet the Government’s ‘vision’. Among the many targets was one to “reduce residual waste (excluding major mineral wastes) kg per capita by 50 per cent by 2042 from 2019 levels”....