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Landfill tax will cost councils £600m next year

Landfill tax will cost local authorities in England £600 million next year and the Local Government Association has called for Government to announce plans for what the landfill tax will be beyond 2010/11.An LGA spokesman told MRW that councils in England will be paying £600m to send waste to landfill. From this April landfill tax will go up from £32 per tonne to £40 per tonne.The spokesman said: Like the business community we would ...