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EA recycling claims "unhelpful and untrue", says LGA

Environment Agency (EA) implications that councils had not held their nerve on recycling during the downturn have been described as unhelpful and untrue.Local Government Association (LGA) Environment Board chairman Paul Bettison was responding to comments made by EA chairman Lord Chris Smith (MRW, December 4). Smith said councils should hold their nerve and continue to invest in recycling services, despite recent downturns in the market for recycled materials.However, ...