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Data shortages prevent effective trading

There is insufficient market data for councils to trade on the Landfill Allowance Trading Scheme (LATS) effectively, according to the Local Government Association (LGA). Waste disposal authorities were given their final allocation of landfill allowances last week, ahead of the scheme that starts on April 1. LATS allows local authorities in England the flexibility to decide how they meet their individual landfill allowances through the ability to trade tonnages with each ...