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Public will find pay-as-you-throw schemes hard to swallow, says Conservative MP

Pay per throw schemes will not initially be accepted by the public, Shadow Environment Minister Greg Barker told the LARAC conference saying he believed that the public are upset about rises in council tax. He said that making people pay more on top of council tax increases would not be popular. Offering an alternative he said: We want to incentivise waste reduction by rewarding good behaviour for less in your bin. We want to make it pay to do the right thing. Before treading the tax ...