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Fines do not deter waste offenders, says council official

Issuing fixed penalty notices to residents who persistently contaminate their recycling bins will not deter them from doing it and other deterrents need to be used, according to an Exeter City Council official.Speaking to MRW Exeter City Council head of waste management Mike Trim said: We may give options to residents to say that if you have had four or five warnings and had an education officer visit we will give them time to clear out their contaminated bins themselves. ...