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Identifying the issues in the way of a waste collection revolution

Last week a think tank, the New Local Government Network (NLGN) launched a report called Time to waste: tackling the landfill challenge. It calls for local authorities to take a strong lead on the debate of waste. The new report supports the idea of financial incentives to encourage recycling, recommends that local councils should invest in a new generation of energy-from-waste plants to reduce the amount of waste going to landfill and recommends slashing red tape and unifying ...