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Defra: what do you think of Joint Waste Authorities?

Local authorities will be able to apply to the Government to transfer waste collection, disposal and/or street cleansing functions to a joint waste authority (JWA), according to Government proposals.In a consultation paper published by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), it proposes that neighbouring local authorities could work together to provide better integrated and therefore more cost-effective waste services.Environment minister ...