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Brent saves £500,000 in waste disposal costs

Brent Council has saved more than £500,000 in waste disposal costs since its introduction of compulsory recycling a year ago.Local residents have diverted an extra 7,000 tonnes of waste from landfill since the council made it compulsory for them to use their green recycling boxes in August 2008.The council will take one refuse vehicle and crew off the road from August due to residents recycling so much more.The most up-to-date figure ...