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LGA gauges effects of recyclate price falls on councils

Falls in the value of collected recycled materials could have a knock on effect for local councils, with the possibility of council tax rises and delays to infrastructure building.  The Local Government Association (LGA) has written to all local authorities to determine the extent of the problems they may be facing, an LGA spokesman said.The global economic downturn has caused prices to fall in the materials markets and clearly this has potential implications ...