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Feature: Trading spaces

It might be early days, but nine waste disposal authorities have completed trades as the government's pioneering Landfill Allowance Trading Scheme (LATS) takes shape. The scheme went live on April 1 and represents one of the government's key measures to reduce the amount of biodegradable waste going to landfill. Progressive reductions in the amount of biodegradable municipal waste - such as paper, food and garden waste - that disposal authorities can landfill and the diversion of biodegradable .