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Still no takers for pay-as-you-throw schemes

Not one local authority has come forward to pilot pay-as-you-throw schemes, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has confirmed.Such schemes would have seen residents rewarded for recycling or charged for producing too much rubbish.The plans form part of the Climate Change Act. But a Defra spokeswoman said: No local authorities have so far come forward to pilot a financial incentive scheme. Should any local authority wish to ...