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Cash boost for green waste collections

East Lothian Council will receive £19 million from Scotlands Strategic Waste Fund to establish a green waste and kerbside collection service, helping to boost the areas recycling rate to 27% by 2005/6.The funding, which runs to 2020, will also help to redevelop civic amenity sites into recycling centres, implement an education, awareness and prevention programme and monitoring and market development activities.Environment Minister Ross Finnie said: This funding ...