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Clearer definitions needed for biowaste, says LGA

By Greg PitcherPublic investment in new facilities will be hampered by a lack of biowaste definitions, according to councils. The Local Government Association (LGA) is calling on the Government to provide detailed guidance on how to determine the biodegradable content of landfilled material to optimise trading under the Landfill Allowance Trading Scheme (LATS). The scheme comes into force next year, and authorities are to be given formal allowances in ...