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Landfill tax escalator threatens future diversions, says LGA

Landfill tax escalator policy is jeopardising the UKs chances of meeting future targets for landfill reduction and recycling, the Local Government Association (LGA) has said.In its 2008 landfill tax report, the LGA argues that the Government should stop annual increases in the landfill tax escalator because councils are already making significant improvements in recycling and reducing waste sent to landfill.It said that making councils pay more through taxes ...