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Richmond forges ahead with recycling plan

Council chiefs in Richmond, Surrey, are forging ahead with plans to boost the boroughs recycling rates. A new waste collection service, to include weekly collection of cardboard and plastic bottles, is set to be launched in November. The aim is to increase the boroughs recycling rate towards 40% and beyond, and improve efficiency. At a meeting of the Councils Cabinet on Monday September 3 approval will be sought for further, one-off funding of £222,850 in order to ensure a smooth transition ..