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Conservative support for waste carrot and stick approach, in green report

Environmental taxation has been cemented as a political battle ground with last weeks release of a Conservative report Blueprint for a Green Economy. It proposed transparent taxation so people can see how much waste services cost as well as offering tax discounts for good recycling behaviour. Plans for a National Resource Trust (NRT) were also put forward, which would have an advisory role in waste management. The report also called for better producer responsibility policies and said ...