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Householders to face £130 charge if they fail to recycle

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) sources have told MRW that householders may face charges of up to a maximum of £130 per year if they do not recycle enough. Defra officials have been looking at a fee of up to £130 for pay-as-you-throw schemes. Ministers will consider the level of the fee as well as whether householders would automatically get a rebate of the charge if they recycle properly.A Defra spokeswoman said: Its possible ...