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Queen's speech offers sector opportunities, but no surprises

The recycling and waste sector welcomed the Queens speech yesterday, as although it contained no surprises, it did confirm earlier proposals announced by Government. Confirmation in the Climate Change Bill of local authority powers to pilot financial incentive schemes to reduce waste was described as a significant step in the right direction by the Local Government Association (LGA). But it added: The final decision on whether financial incentive schemes are appropriate and how they ...