The Environmental Services Association (ESA) has welcomed the governments Waste Strategy proposals to let local councils charge for household waste.
Under the Waste Strategy proposals announced today, local councils can decide to charge people who refuse to recycle.
The ESA stresses that the proposals should be backed up by zero tolerance of flytipping.
ESA chief executive Dirk Hazell said: Several years have passed since we encouraged the Government to allow councils to charge for residual waste without penalising less well off households and to incentivise recycling.
However, while most people want to help
The ESA represents the
Hazell said: The government is taking in more money from Landfill Tax. We believe the Environment Agency needs ring-fenced funding for a really effective Flying Squad to catch environmental criminals and local councils must also be resourced to banish flytipping.