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MBT to be hard hit by new landfill tax

Local authorities opting for mechanical biological treatment (MBT) will be hard hit by the new landfill tax escalator, according to new research.Landfill tax is to be put up by £8 per year in April and will reach £48 per tonne by 2011.In a report entitled Biostablisation of wastes: Making the case for a differential rate of landfill tax conducted by Eunomia research and consulting, it states that a higher landfill tax inflates the overall cost of biostablising [wastes ...