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The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has announced that it will be allowing local authorities to pilot pay-as-you-throw bin taxes. Defra published a report on the Climate Change Bill setting out plans to allow local authorities to charge bin taxes. We are still developing the plans and are looking to the Climate Change Bill to take it forward. The pilot schemes will allow a number of local authorities to try it out. The idea of the pay-as-you throw scheme originally .