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Man loses appeal against litter fine - COMMENT UPDATE

Councils who fine householders for wrong recycling have been defended by the Local Government Association (LGA) after a man fined for the practice in Swansea lost his appeal. In October 2006 Michael Reeves was fined £100 and ordered to pay £100 in costs for mixing paper with bottles and cans and putting his recycling out a day early. The appeal judge has now ordered the 29-year-old sports reporter who has been dubbed by some as a recycling martyr - to pay a further ...