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Pay the public to recycle, say Conservatives

The Conservative Party would encourage financial incentive schemes under which people would be paid to recycle, shadow chancellor George Osborne is due to announce.In a speech to pressure group the Green Alliance (Jul 9), he will argue that current Government policies are unpopular and heavy handed.Osborne will argue that the Governments approach is an old fashioned one: use the threat of fines and punitive taxation to force people to recycle. He will suggest that ...