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CIWM welcomes landfill tax increase

The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management has welcomed the landfill tax increase from £32 per tonne to £40 per tonne (1 April).The landfill tax escalator increases the price of sending waste to landfill to encourage more sustainable ways of managing waste, the Treasury explained. The Government hopes that this will help the UK reach its 2010 targets under the Landfill Directive.CIWM deputy ...