Disparity in Number of Bins

February 17, 2011 1:00 AM

Local authorities are under increasing pressure to collect materials separately because of the EU Landfill Directive. This burden has been passed on to taxpayers, who are now required to sort a range of materials individually.  

Household rubbish collection is often strictly enforced by council “bin police”, who can impose fines up to £100. This research paper is the first to provide a direct comparison between local councils and the number of bins each collects.

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