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Council deals fresh blow to alternate-week collections

By Greg PitcherMuch maligned alternate-week collections are to be scrapped by one local authority despite tripling the amount of waste it recycled.Bury Metropolitan Borough Council is to introduce expensive weekly rubbish collections in response to complaints from its residents.Alternate collections of recyclables and residual waste have been the centre of debate since Vale Royal Borough Council launched its scheme in April.GMB union branch ...