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LATS concerns local authorities more than landfill tax, says industry expert

The Landfill Allowance Trading Scheme is a real concern for local authorities rather than the landfill tax, a leading expert claimed.The LATS scheme places a duty on councils in England to reduce the amount of municipal waste sent to landfill but also allocates tradable landfill allowances to each authority. Landfill allowances have been allocated to the councils at a level that will allow England to meet its contribution to the UK targets under the Landfill ...