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Local authority collections threat exaggerated by tabloids

Reports in the tabloid press that suggest local authority recycling is under threat have been exaggerated, according to the Local Government Association (LGA).The Sun newspaper said: Paper recycling banks are set to be scrapped across Britain because of a global slump in the price of waste materials. The credit crunch has caused a collapse in demand for the paper - used to make cardboard packaging.The Daily Mail cited the withdrawal of 31 paper recycling banks ...