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Take recycling away from councils

By Greg PitcherAn influential group of MPs has been told by an independent consultant that local authorities should not be responsible for recycling.Industry expert Chris Maltbaek told the Associate Parliamentary Sustainable Waste Group (APSWG) that funding would be better channelled if councils concentrated purely on residual waste.The APSWG, which has more than 100 Parliamentary members, met at Westminster last week to discuss the way forward for private ...