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Barnet Council says 'no' to AWC

Barnet Council has told residents that it will not switch to alternate weekly collections (AWC) when its refuse contracts come up for renewal in the next few months.  The view that fortnightly refuse collections boost recycling rates had been considered by the council. However, it is on course to meet its target to recycle 40% of waste by 2010 without introducing AWC. A survey of residents has shown high levels of satisfaction with existing weekly collections ...