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LGA says puts a cost on binning packaging

New figures from the Local Government Association put the cost to householders of binning packaging at £4.8 billion over the next six years. As part of its War on Waste campaign, the LGA is calling on food, electrical appliance and cosmetic manufacturers to cut down on excess packaging. About five million tonnes of annual household waste, or a fifth of the dustbin, is used packaging. Council leaders say reducing this will save their residents money on ...