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Discrepancy over recycling collection costs

Campaign for Real Recycling (CRR) has called for an immediate Audit Office inquiry into recycling collection costs, following the publication of a report by the Welsh Assembly. The report, entitled Survey of Funding of Municipal Waste Management Kerbside Collections in Wales, showed that the cost varies more as a result of collection method than of geography. It also revealed that urban based recycling might cost a council between £36 and £1,000 per tonne to collect. It points out that ...