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Landfill Tax restrictions could be scrapped

Government restrictions on annual Landfill Tax increases could be scrapped by Easter next year. Currently, the tax stands at £21/tonne for mixed waste after rising by £3 in the 2006 budget. While the chancellor stated that the tax would rise by around £3/tonne each year and set a ceiling of £35/tonne, shrinking landfill resources could see it go even higher. Speaking at a Construction Industry Research and Information Association waste ...